The Honda Brio debuted in 2011 and it has soon become the most popular five-door hatchback in business. In Italian, “brio” means energetic and cheerful, and the Honda Brio is both of that, indeed. The vehicle will be significantly changed and improved, but interestingly, it will be more affordable. Well, thank you Honda. It will be based on a new platform and it will offer a wide array of new features, and pretty powerful and fuel-efficient engines. The redesigned version of the Brio will debut in 2016, at the Auto Expo. Will the new 2016 Honda Brio be good enough to win the tough competition and how it will stack up against other models in its niche? Read the article below and judge for yourself.
2016 Honda Brio Exterior
We still don’t know what Honda has up its sleeves for the next-gen Brio since official details are still being kept under wraps. We are pretty sure that many adjustments and improvements will be made to make this adorable model even more attractive. The vehicle will keep its short bonnet and grille but a pair of new headlights will be added. The trapezoidal units with rounded angles will look much modern. The side profile will adopt some new curves and lines that will give the vehicle a touch of sportiness. The ground clearance of the vehicle will be slightly increased as well. Due to the changes, the newcomer will be more attractive, more capable, and functional for sure.
Interior of 2016 Brio
When we mentioned that the Honda Brio 2016 will be offered at an affordable price, you immediately thought that the carmaker wouldn’t be way too generous in terms of features and equipment, right? At first, we shared your opinion but when we took a seat behind its steering wheel, we were surprised, in a positive way. There is quite a lot to look forward, though. High-quality materials for the upholstery, cutting edge technology, ample of headroom, legroom, and shoulder-room space are some of the qualities this cheerful hatchback offers. The list of features hasn’t been published, but 7-inch touch-screen display and host of other convenience and safety features will be included.
2016 Brio Honda Engine
The 2016 Honda Brio will share its engine with the Jazz and the Amaze. So the lineup comes down to two engine options. The base one is a 1.5 litre i-DTEC engine. Still filed under speculations is power output, but we are expecting it not to be changed. The drivetrain will generate roughly 100 horses and 200 Nm of torque. The second member of the lineup is a 1.2 liter petrol I4 generating 88 horses and 109 Nm of torque. Both engines will be bolted to a five-speed manual gearbox.
Release date and price of Honda Brio 2016
We mentioned that the 2016 Honda Brio will be an affordable model and it is now high time to reveal the affordable price that we mentioned so many times. The very base model will be offered at roughly $10.000. Yep, for such a low price, you will get decently equipped vehicle with the best-in-class fuel economy ratings and host of features.