Honda’s hugely popular compact hits the refresh button with a host of exterior and interior upgrades, including Bluetooth connectivity now standard on the 1.2 Comfort.
The Brio also boasts a 1.2 i-VTEC engine delivering 65kW at 6000rpm and 109Nm torque with a choice of either 5-speed manual or 5-speed automatic transmission, it's no surprise that this stylish vehicle includes safety features such as dual front airbags, ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) and EBD (Electronic Brake Distribution). The Brio comes standard with a 2 year/30 000km service plan.
With a new refreshed dashboard, the Brio integrates a sleeker, smoother and more unified look. Its dual-tone dashboard now incorporates redesigned ventillation controls as well as bluetooth connectivity, adding to a more functional design. With chrome and silver accents that are stylish in their simplicity, the Brio incorporates world leading interior design with high quality materials.
The Brio three spoke steering wheel is sporty and intuitive. It includes steering wheel mounted audio controls for convenience and has a silver finish to complete the modern look.
Convenience is important with the Brio and with this in mind, you can control your side view mirrors from the control panel located on the driver's side arm rest.
The Brio audio system has an integrated USB as well as auxiliary sockets allowing you to easily connect your MP3 player or flash stick which can be controlled from the steering wheel.
The Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) and Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD) help prevent wheel lockup and assists the driver to retain control when braking aggressively by balancing the front and rear braking forces.
Safety comes first with Brio's intelligent airbags that are constructed in a spiral form which deploys gradually for a softer impact to your body helping to prevent severe bruising. The Brio also comes with a passenger front airbag, to keep both driver and passenger safe
The seat belts have an automatic pre-tensioning system that ride across the lap and chest to help restrain the driver and passengers during sudden stops.
Brio's Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE) utilizes a network of connected structural elements to help distribute crash energy more evenly throughout the front of the vehicle. It goes through stringent tests especially designed to enhance self-protection while mitigating damage to the other vehicle
The Brio is fitted with a premium front chrome grille giving it an edgy and modern look. Combined with the trademark double triangle, it looks sporty and complements the style of this nifty beast. The wide stance not only makes the Brio more robust but adds to driving stability too.
The Brio's new and improved smart tailgate spoiler is super futuristic, with its sporty glass design and rear wiper providing great rear window visibility. The stylish rear combination lamps merge with the rear hatch giving it a composite look.
A bold character lines convey energy and liveliness from nose to tail giving the Brio a streamlined look making it more aerodynamic. The crease extends along the sides to the bonnet adding to the sporty look and feel of the Brio.
With a bolder, more daring grille, new headlights and improved tail light clusters, the Brio makes the shift to extra-stylish. The revised body colour bumpers (front and rear), exterior door handles and outside rear view mirrors complement the modern and edgy look of the Brio. It features 14 inch alloy wheels (175/65 R14) and includes a full size spare wheel together with front and rear mudguards. The halogen headlamps add a stylish touch to this extraordinary vehicle.