3/10/16– The car has been launched in India. We’ve updated this post as well.
Honda has been readying up their Brio facelift for some time now and it is expected to reach India nearing festive season. Prior to this, the car has been spotted at a dealership in the country.
Let’s check out what has changed:
Honda Brio facelift 2017 in short
- New front fascia
- Improved interior
- Same engine
|Launch date||October 5, 2016|
|Price||Rs. 4.69 Lakhs|
|Engine||1198 cc, petrol|
Honda Brio facelift Exterior
Most of the exterior changes are concentrated at the front. It has become more aggressive- sporting wider grille and new bumper. Chrome is limited to just the bottom of the single slat grille and its round foglamps are placed in their own compartment, much like Honda’s Mobilio RS.
At the rear, new tail lights and a tailgate Spoiler with high mounted LED Stop-Lamp are provided.
Honda Brio facelift Interior
New Honda Brio’s interior has changed a lot and is now more premium. It comes in an all-black colour scheme with new dashboard, larger instrument cluster, premium beige and black (for the top variant) fabric upholstery and new steering wheel (taken from Amaze facelift). is also provided.
The facelift also comes with advanced 2 DIN Integrated Audio (USB and Aux-in) with Bluetooth, new triple analog sporty metre with white Illumination and digital AC controls with Max Cool function.
Based on the variants, safety features including Dual SRS airbags, ABS, EBD, Seat Belt Pretensioners with load limiters and Impact mitigating headrests, Pedestrian Injury Mitigation Technology etc are provided
Honda Brio facelift Engine, Transmission
Power will come from the same 1.2-litre engine that produces 87bhp and 109Nm of torque. It will be paired to either a 5-speed manual or 5-speed automatic gearbox.
Brio facelift MT mileage – 18.5 kmpl
Brio facelift AT mileage – 16.5 kmpl
No diesel variant is revealed yet and Honda might not launch it this year.
Honda Brio facelift launch date
Honda already produces the 2016 Brio at their Tapukara facility in Rajasthan. Since it has reached dealerships, we are expecting the launch to happen soon.
|Expected launch date||October 5 2016|
Honda Brio facelift price
The new Honda Brio is priced from Rs. 4.69 lakhs (Ex-showroom, Delhi).