Honda Brio Diesel to Become the First Diesel Car From Honda India
Posted Fri, 06/15/2012 - 22:05 by admin
The adorable hatchback from Honda India, Honda Brio is expected to arrive in a diesel avatar by the end of this year. This will be the first diesel car from the venerated stables of the company. Honda India is facing a lot of difficulties as they don’t have any diesel engine cars in their fleet. With the petrol prices sky rocketing, car buyers are getting inclined towards diesel cars. This will result in a slump of petrol cars and car companies such as Honda India will suffer major losses in the coming future. Almost all the other automobile manufacturers are either giving heavy discounts or goodies or are adding other fuel options to the petrol cars. This is being done to amplify the sales of petrol engine cars, which have seen a further downward fall since the steep hike in petrol recently. On the other hand, Used Honda Cars are said to be doing good business in the second hand car market of the country. The used car market of petrol cars is thriving as the petrol cars are getting cheaper owing to high petrol prices. In such a turbulent and disorderly stage, the introduction of the New Honda Brio Diesel will certainly bring in good news for the company.
This New Honda Brio Diesel was reportedly spotted doing test rounds near Gurgaon with black smoke emanating while the car gathered speed. Apart from this the other distinctive give away was the diesel engine rattle. Apparently there was no insignia at the rear end on the boot lid, which further increases the curiosity that this might be the diesel version. There is no information regarding the Honda Brio price for this new diesel version as yet, but details are expected to be out shortly. Apparently the company has highlighted that there would be no diesel car launch till next year. There are speculations that Honda India will launch most of their diesel engine cars in quick succession 2013, which might spark off frenzied buying by the populace. This decision of launching diesel engine vehicles in the market by Honda India has been hailed as an excellent decision. The Indian market is majorly shifting towards diesel cars and this has also increased competition among the automobile companies. Honda India, very recently has launched a 1.6 litre i-DTEC turbocharged diesel engine, which has the ability to produce a best in class power output and torque. 2013 Honda Brio Sedan Rendered.
This powerful and performance packed engine is expected to be equipped in their pristine luxury sedan Honda Civic. With a smaller diesel engine being tested in the New Honda Brio Diesel, other cars such as Honda City and Honda Jazz might also be fitted with this power train and might be launched soon. There is not much information revealed, regarding the comfort and safety features of this hatchback up to the present moment. But, according to a few Honda Brio reviews that this hatchback might be fitted with the standard safety features such as airbags, ABS with EBD and a number of other such features. With the diesel engine model line coming up, Honda India is definitely going to make incredible sales in the market. Honda Cars are renowned for being fuel efficient and combined with luxury interiors with stylish exteriors. Now, these cars packed with diesel engines are going to give stiff competition to all the segments in the Indian market very soon. Meanwhile, several other upcoming vehicles such as Tata Safari Storme, New Chevrolet Captiva, Renault Duster, BMW X1, Nissan Evalia, Chevrolet Sail Hatchback, Mitsubishi Mirage, New Hyundai Elantra, Volkswagen Jetta Petrol and BMW 3 Series are expected to be launched in the coming weeks. I shared that Honda Brio diesel launch plans changed!