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Honda Brio Automatic launched at Rs 5.74 -5.99 lakh

Last Updated: Thursday, October 18, 2012 - 16:35

Zeebiz Bureau

New Delhi: Honda Cars Limited on Thursday launched automatic version of its hatchback Brio in India.

Honda brings Brio Automatic in India in two trims - S(O) and V. The Automatic Brio is priced between Rs 5.74 lakh and Rs 5.99 lakh (ex-Delhi), approximately Rs 75,000 more than the equivalent manual trim.

The Brio automatic is powered by its 88PS 1.2-litre i-VTEC engine from the manual variant.

The car will compete with the Maruti Suzuki A Star and Hyundai i10 Automatic.

Auto Features

The futuristic design of the AT shift lever in Honda Brio features 7 positions to change the shift position in accordance with the driving needs.

1. P – Park. Used when parking or starting the engine

2. R – Reverse. Used when Reversing

3. N – Neutral. Used when idling

4. D – Drive. (1st through 5th) Normal driving; starts off in 1st, shifts automatically to 2nd, 3rd, 4th, then
5th, depending on vehicle speed and accelerator pedal position

5. D3 – Drive (D3). (1st through 3rd) Used for rapid acceleration at highway speeds and general driving, up-hill and down-hill driving; starts off in 1st, shifts automatically to 2nd, then 3rd, depending on vehicle speed and accelerator pedal position.

6. 2 – Second. Used for engine braking or better traction starting off on loose or slippery surfaces; stays in 2nd gear and does not shift up and down.

7. 1 – First. Used for engine braking; stays in 1st gear, does not shift up.

Key Features

Honda Brio AT comes with a 4 cylinder 1.2-litre i-VTEC engine

Delivers maximum output of 88 PS @ 6000 rpm and Torque of 109 Nm @ 4500 rpm

Has fuel economy of 16.5 kmpl

Easy to drive with small turning radius of only 4.7m

Will feature 1 DIN audio system with Front speakers

Body Coloured Outside Rear View Mirrors, Body Coloured Outside Door Handles, and Door CTR Sash

Power Adjustable Outside Rear View Mirrors along with Front & Rear mud guards

Aavailable in 7 grades- E MT, EX MT, S MT, S(O) MT, S(O) AT, V MT and V AT

First Published: Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - 08:58
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