New Honda Brio has been revealed at the GIIAS 2018 in Indonesia Today. It is based on the Honda Small RS Concept car that was shown at the Indonesia International Motor Show (IIMS) held in April 2018.
The 2019 Honda Brio gets a major exterior update and the car looks overall bigger now. It gets sharp looking front with bigger headlamps that flow with the new grille. The front grille also has been redesigned to look much bolder and it gets sporty touches like the grey colored slats. The rear too is equally new with updated taillights and a top-mounted spoiler. The wheels also come with new styling to give the 2019 Brio an upmarket feel.
The new Honda Brio will get Amaze’s engine. It will come with the 1.2 Litre i-VTEC petrol engine and the 1.5 Litre i-DTEC diesel engine. The petrol unit churns out 87 BHP of power and 109 Nm of torque. The diesel variant produces 98.6 BHP of power and 200 Nm of torque. Like Amaze, this car will also get CVT options in petrol and diesel variants.
The 2019 Honda Brio will also get new features. There are new seats for the front and rear passengers. A new infotainment system is on offer while the instrument cluster to gets a design update. The Honda Brio has clocked good sales for the company in Indonesia, India and other emerging markets and the 2019 version should help in continuing that trend.
We expect this hatchback to launch in India in the second half of 2019 at a price range of Rs 5 Lakhs to Rs 8 Lakhs (ex-showroom). When launched In India the main rival would be the mighty Maruti Swift.