The new Honda Brio has been updated with the new package. The company revealed the new hatchback in Indonesia, however, the second-gen Brio is not launched in India yet but likely to introduce in the 2nd half of 2019. Here is the detailing on what has been changed in the sec-gen model.
The new Brio takes the same engine, 1.2-litre i-VTEC petrol. This engine is also available with the Honda Amaze and Jazz. It generates an output of 90PS in power and 110Nm in torque and comes mated to a standard 5-speed manual. The Indonesia-spec new Brio gets a 7-step CVT instead of 5-speed automatic transmission option in 1st-gen Brio.
The new Brio has a mature look and mainstream approach instead of old Brio which has a bubbly and eccentric style update. The second-gen Brio is different in characteristics elements somewhere like it has the all-glass boot lid, short bonnet, and the teardrop headlamps.
The side profile is not that clear and it has bigger rear doors this time with an increased wheelbase. The new brio gets leaped roofline and rear placed the antenna. The new tail lamps seen with the new Brio are the regular incandescent units.
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The old Brio is condemned in India for limited boot space, confined rear cabin room, but the new looks bigger in pictures with increased 205mm of length. The boot has also been increased by 83 litres in volume.
Amazingly, the new Brio revealed in Indonesia doesn’t have any additive features over the old Brio. It gets the refurbished dashboard layout but the same dashboard. Top -spec variant of the second-gen Brio gets a 6.1-inch touchscreen infotainment system, 14-inch wheels, LED light guide, EBD, ABS, dual front airbags, and standard Bluetooth-enabled music system.
If the new hatchback launches in India, it can take some features such as 7-inch Digipad 2 infotainment system, auto climate control, Google Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, 15-inch alloy wheels, push-button start-stop, and passive keyless entry.