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Old 19 Sep 2013, 07:24 pm
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Default Honda reveals Mobilio MPV, Brio Satya hatchback for Asian markets

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Sometimes, vehicles developed for mainstream markets don't work as well in emerging markets due to a lack of infrastructure for which they were originally designed. Indonesia is one of those environs where vehicles that are low, long and wide struggle cover the country's often rough terrain, let alone fit into the nation's compact parking spaces. Taking this into account, Honda has been developing the Mobilio multi-purpose vehicle (MPV), which it teased in July, based on research conducted on the country's roads and weather conditions. Today the Japanese automaker unveiled a prototype of the MPV at the Indonesia International Motor Show.

The Mobilio has three rows of seating for seven occupants, is compact enough to fit into the country's parking spaces, which are often less than 14.4 feet in length, and has a sports utility vehicle-like ground clearance of 7.3 inches to handle most road conditions. It's equipped with a 1.5-liter i-VTEC four-cylinder engine, which should give the MPV good fuel economy.

On September 11, Honda also introduced the Brio Satya five-door hatchback (shown at right) for the Indonesian market, which features an i-VTEC four-cylinder engine that Honda says will help the car net a fuel economy rating of 20 kilometers per liter of gasoline (equivalent to 47 miles per gallon). The model is closely related to the Brio budget hatchback, which was first revealed back in 2011.

Both vehicles will be built in a Honda Prospect Motors (HPM), a joint-venture manufacturing and sales facility in Karawang, Indonesia. For a bit more information, take a look at the press release below.Continue reading Honda reveals Mobilio MPV, Brio Satya hatchback for Asian markets

Honda reveals Mobilio MPV, Brio Satya hatchback for Asian markets originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 19 Sep 2013 14:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.



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