Honda Brio is back in full production and company has beefed up the advertisements in print and electronic media to promote the awe-inspiring car. Design with some intelligent curiosity, Honda Brio has been able to spur sales in the country and the rival it will affect more is the iconic Ford Figo. The American small car is rapidly gripping the Indian premium hatchback market and Honda Brio will act as a big hurdle in its journey of toppling Hyundai i20 from the no 2 position. Lets checkout how Brio vs Figo on the basis of following factors:-
From the outside view, Honda Brio is caliber to turn heads. The car has been trimmed intelligently to give it a seductive outfit. The exteriors of Honda Brio are enchanted by Rear Wiper, Rear Defogger, Rear Spoiler, Roof Integrated Antenna, Tinted Glass, Fog Lamps, Alloy Wheels, Body Colored Front and Rear Bumpers, Body Colored Door Handles, Front Chrome Grille, Halogen Headlamps etc. The Honda Brio is available in the exciting range of 6 color options i.e.; Taffeta White, Crystal White Pearl, Alabaster Silver, Energetic Blue, Urban Titanium and Rallye Red.
The all new Ford Figo is bestowed with dynamic and appealing exterior which leaves the onlookers stunned with its impressive looks. The hatchback is fitted with a unique designing which is luring the car buyers in the country. The front end is aggressive with human eye kind of headlamp cluster with turn indicators neatly placed above the headlamp. The upper front grille is small with Ford’s emblem effortlessly placed while the lower grille is kept large which add to its distinctness. Body coloured bumpers, side mirrors and door handles look astonishing in the Figo.
Honda has embedded the Brio with some exceptional interior trims and quality dashboards refinements that increases your passion and pleasure for driving it. The car has enough space to cater the best for five passengers. Moreover, the inner door panels and roof mating are damn good in this car.
As soon as you hop inside the car, best-in-class cabin welcomes you which complements to its exotic exteriors. No doubt that this hatchback has more functions which are not available in any of the cars in its segment. The interiors are flawlessly decorated with elegant colours which are spot on. The striking dashboard seems to be adhering well with the overall cabin outfits. The three-spoke power steering wheel along with fabric upholstery and dual tone coloured seats raises the standard of interiors in Figo. Ford Figo is the most spacious car in its category.
Engine, Specifications & Performance:-
The ultimate small car fantasy, the Brio is powered by 1198 cc, i-VTEC, petrol engine that has efficiency to churn maximum power of 88 PS at 6000 rpm and peak torque of 109 Nm at 4600 rpm. The engine of the car is mated with 5 forward and 1 reverse manual transmission.
Honda Brio can cross the speed slot of 0 – 100 kmph in mere 16 seconds with the top speed being 158 kmph.
The hatchback is blessed with powerful 1196 cc Duratec 16V DOHC petrol engine which is capable of generating impressive power of 70 bhp at 6250 rpm along with peak torque of 102 Nm at 4000 rpm. The engine is mated with 5-manual gear box.The far-fetched Figo is available in 8 variants four each of petrol and diesel.
Ford Figo sprints from 0-100 kmph in just 16 seconds with a top speed of 175 kmph.
Honda Brio is blessed with some fabulous comfort and convenience to cater you maximum comforts. The car is equipped with some exciting comfort features like; Air-conditioner, Power Steering, Seat Back Pocket, Headlight Height Adjuster, Power Windows, Tilt Steering Adjustment, Manually adjustable driver’s seat, Dash integrated MP3 Player, Power adjustable door mirrors, Music controls on steering wheel etc. Apart from comfort and convenience features, Honda Brio also has sufficient leg-room, headroom and shoulder space to avail the passengers the ultimate and memorable ride experience.
The fascinating Ford Figo is all about comfort and convenience. This hatchback has been acclaimed all over the country for its never ending list of convenient features. Figo is loaded with many advance features like Bluetooth phone interface, MP3 player, radio and 4 speakers. Centrally stacked accessible controls take the pressure off the user while driving by enabling easy to access facility. The all new Ford Figo has left no stone unturned to fill the car with more and more features which also include power window, electrically adjustable mirror and remote boot opening.
Honda Brio returns with an impressive mileage of 18.3 kmpl while Ford Figo delivers fabulous fuel economy of 12.5- 14.5 kmpl in city and 15.5- 18.5 kmpl on highways.
Honda Brio starts with the price of Rs. 3.95 lakhs and goes up to Rs. 5.10 lakhs whereas it’s rival Ford Figo is tagged in the price bracket of Rs 3.59 lakh – Rs 5.48 lakh (ex-showroom New Delhi) depending on variants you opt for.
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