Honda Mobilio RS launched to compete with Ertiga Sporty
Honda Mobilio is one of the best selling MPVs today in Indonesia. Offered with a 1.5l petrol iVTEC engine in four trims – S MT, E MT, E CVT and E CVT Prestige, Honda Indonesia got another variant of Mobilio today, in the form of Mobilio RS.
Priced at 203.5 million Rupiah (approx Rs 10.19 lakhs), Mobilio RS is based on the top end variant which is priced at 200 million Rupiah (Rs 10.06 lakhs). As seen in the earlier spy shots, Honda Mobilio RS features a revised exterior look which gives an aggressive road presence. It has sporty looking bumper, new two slat grille, LED projector headlamps, chrome for the foglight casing, new 15 inch alloys, aero body kit, chrome exhaust, and roof mounted spoiler.
On the inside of Mobilio RS, you will find all black dashboard and leather covered seats. Dashboard, steering wheel, centre console and the aircon vents feature a dash of silver accent. Apart from this, you also have a 6.1 inch touchscreen entertainment system and reverse parking camera feed, steering mounted controls, and surround sound speakers.
Offered in a choice of 7 exterior colours, the new Mobilio RS comes with Bronze Metallic Ionized, Brilliant Gold Metallic, White Orchid Pearl, Modern Steel Metallic, Alabaster Silver Metallic, Crystal Black Pearl, and Carnelian Red Pearl. Engine is 1.5l iVTEC delivering 98.6 bhp peak power at 3,600 rpm and 200 Nm torque at 1,750 rpm.
Indonesia is home of MPVs. One of the best selling car segment today, Mobilio RS will compete with India-made Eriga Sporty, which is already on sale. Speaking about launch of Mobilio RS in India, Honda Car India has said that they are studying the feasibility as of now as the demand is already there. If all goes well, India too might get the Mobilio RS in the near future.