Honda has recovered fully from the catastrophe that had impacted its Thailand facility and now the production is also returning to normal with waiting periods of its popular hatchback Brio, cleared. The Japanese auto maker is now again promoting its sensational small car Honda Brio in print and electronic media. Car enthusiasts, who turned their faces towards Maruti for hatchback in the flood hit period, are back for Honda Brio and the number of queries at the dealership has gone up. On the other hand, Maruti Ritz is an exceptional when it comes to buying car in an average budget with charismatic styling and sumptuous space. Here is the comparison between Brio vs Ritz:-
Honda Brio 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.
Magnificent Maruti Ritz is a blend of European styling and Japanese technology which graces the tall hatchback with contemporary designing. The front end is imparted with angular bold headlamps and horizontal slat grille which finds Maruti Suzuki’s symbol neatly placed in centre. The dynamic and heighted hatchback is blessed with beautiful body graphics and amazing aerodynamic body style. The rear seems to be pressed in between with raised tail lights. Body coloured bumpers, side mirrors and door handles add to the sportiness of the car.
Honda has embedded Brio with some exceptional interior trims and quality dashboard refinements that increase 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 and are able to embark a feel of sportiness in you. Dual tone beige interiors with stylish and ergonomics seating arrangement add to the elegance of the sporty Japanese maestro.
Maruti Ritz has complementing interiors with comfortable seats and fabric upholstery that take you by surprise. The cool seats have adjustable head restraints for front as well as rear seats. The front and center lights glow the ambience of the Maruti Ritz. The hatchback offers ample of head and legroom which fits 6.2 feet person with ease. The three spoke steering wheel with neatly dressed dashboard and gear lever add to the elegance of the car.
Engine, Specifications & Performance:-
The breathtaking 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 kmpl in mere 16 seconds with the top speed being 158 kmph.
The mesmerizing Maruti Suzuki Ritz is available in both petrol and diesel variants. The hatchback is fitted with 1.2 L K-12 series petrol engine which delivers impressive power of 85 PS at 6000 rpm and peak torque of 113 Nm at 4500 rpm. The 1.3L, 1248 cc DDiS diesel engine offers maximum power of 75 PS at 4000 rpm along with ultimate torque of 190 Nm at 2000 rpm. Both the engines are mated with 5-speed manual transmission gearbox and are BSIV compliant.
The B+ segment hatchback sprints from 0-100 kmph in mere 12.56 seconds with a top speed of 165 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 all new Maruti Suzuki Ritz is fully loaded with comfort and convenient features hardly found in its category. These include AC, power steering, double horn, tilt steering, steering mounted audio controls, keyless entry, 60:40 split rear seats, foldable grip assistant, front door trim pocket, roof antenna and ashtray. Other features include cup holder in console, clock, tachometer, door ajar warning lamp, seat back pocket, radio + CD with speakers, parcel tray, adjustable driver’s seat, accessory socket, Cigar lighter and vanity mirror.
The beautiful Brio is not only spectacular in looks but also efficient in mileage; it has potential to churn mileage of 18.3 kmpl whereas the relaxing Ritz gives an impressive mileage of 14.5-17.5 kmpl in city and 18- 21 kmpl on highways.
Sporty Honda Brio starts with the price of Rs. 3.95 lakhs and goes up to Rs. 5.10 lakhs while Moving Maruti Ritz is tagged in the price bracket of Rs 4.02 lakh – Rs 5.39 lakh (ex-showroom New Delhi).
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