Which one to choose Mobilo and Innova diesel?
By: Ishraq on 6 july 2014
Honda Mobilo offers tough competition for Innova with its attractive styling and performance. Though Innova still is class apart in terms of power, interior space and overall dimensions. Honda Mobilo has advantage of newness in terms of styling, good power and torque, competitive price ranges for good lot of variants pose a tough competiton for Innova. The actual performance of Honda Mobilo is yet to be proved with respect to long term ownership. Choosing one basically depends upon price range and preferences. If looking for newness combined with premium quality and reliability, Honda Mobilo is a better option.
Customer preference for a specific type of car depends upon the features present in a particular car. Therefore, if you compare the engine performance, functions and suspension type of Honda Mobilio MPV and Innova then you will find some features. For instance, Toyota Innova is heavier than Honda Mobilo. The petrol version of Innova has 1998cc, four-cylinder petrol engine good, kerb weight of 18.5 kilograms and maximum power of 130 BHP. Likewise, the diesel version of Innova comes with 2492 cc diesel engine with four cylinders, kerb weight of 20.4 kilograms and maximum power of 102 BHP. On the contrary, the specifications of Mobilo MPV petrol version include 1497 cc petrol engine with four cylinders that has an overall kerb weight of 14.7 kilograms and maximum power of 117bhp. The diesel variant of Mobilo has 1498cc four cylinder petrol engine with 20.3 kilograms of kerb weight and 98.6 bhp of maximum power. However, if you compare the price bracket of these two vehicles then Honda Mobilo MPV range will start from approximately Rs. 6.2 lakh base price and that of Innova will be from Rs 9.67 onwards. Thus, if the power factor holds more importance to you then buy Innova and if money is a constraining factor then Honda Mobilo MPV is a better pick.
The space availability of a car should be treated as a driving factor while purchasing a car. This factor will determine whether the car will be suitable as a family car or it can be used exclusively as a personal car. Thus, if this consideration is taken into account while comparing Toyota Innova with Honda Mobilo MPV then it will be found that Honda Mobilo has a wheelbase of 2650 mm wheelbase, along with a dimension of 4386 mm in length, 1683 mm in width and 1603 mm in height. On the other hand, the wheelbase of Toyota Innova measures 2750 mm. The dimension of Innova is 4585 mm in length, 1765 mm in width and 1760 mm in height. Thus, while both the cars have seven seater capacity, the smaller dimension of Honda Mobilo MPV makes it a more ideal as a spacious personal vehicle or a car meant for a small family. On the other hand, Toyota Innova is well equipped to comfortably accommodate a large family of seven adults with heavier built. Now, you have to decide your space preferences accordingly for making your choice.
Car safety features is an integral aspect that should be kept in mind while comparing between two cars. Thus, let us compare the car Honda Mobilio MPV E Petrol with that of Toyota Innova 2.5 E MS 8 STR BS-III in order to know which is a safer car. Mobilio MPV comprises of internal safety features like immobiIliser, ISOFIX child safety lock, Low Fuel Warning Lamp, Fasten Seat Belt Warning, Headlight Reminder, automated central locking, Anti-theft Alarm, Speed Sensitive Door Autolock, Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD), Front Seatbelt Pre-Tensioner, Dual Horns, Collapsible Steering Column, two front Dual SRS Airbags, and key put reminder. Among the external safety features of Mobilio MPV include halogen Headlights, halogen projector Headlamps, Front Fog Lights and body colored bumper to prevent mild collissions. On the other hand, the safety features of Toyota Innova include engine immobilizer, power door lock, electricity adjustable ORVM, impact beams, door ajar warning/light, child lock rear door, headlamp leveler, High engine temperature warning / light, 3-point seat belts on all seats, etc. Thus, while buying your ideal car you have to decide which of the safety features are integral for you.