Honda Brio 2018 Philippines: Price, Specs review, Interior & More

Apr 16, 2018
Editor's rating 3.0
User's rating 3.5
  • Table of contents
  • 1. Honda Brio 2018 Philippines: Introduction
  • 2. Honda Brio 2018 Review: Exterior
  • 3. Honda Brio 2018 Philippines: Interior
  • 4. Honda Brio 2018 Philippines: Engine & Performance
  • 5. Honda Brio 2018 Prices in the Philippines
  • 6. Honda Brio 2018 Specs in the Philippines
  • 7. Honda Brio 2018 Review: Pros & Cons
  • 8. Honda Brio 2018 Philippines: Verdict
Figure out what the Honda Brio 2018 Philippines has to offer in respect of price, specs, interior, exterior, performance and pros & cons.

1. Honda Brio 2018 Philippines: Introduction

Not only expressing its desire for powerful models, Honda has also kept the tradition alive of building stylish, versatile and economical vehicle from the start. One such offering to our shores is the Brio.

Unveiled for the first time in 2011, the Honda Brio is the company’s entry in local subcompact hatchback segment. Sporting a unique design, the Brio captured our attention instantly. In the meantime, its impressive performance leads to the increased demand.

Honda Brio 2018 on the road

The Honda Brio is the company’s entry in local subcompact hatchback segment

So far, Honda has given its hatch a facelift version to more confidently war with the increasing newer players in the market. Thanks to the recent update, the Honda Brio 2018 Philippines is currently one of the most preferred options available this respective segment.

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2. Honda Brio 2018 Review: Exterior

In the Brio, sporty and dynamic elements bring about effects on functionality and aesthetics. If highly defined lines and creases boast aerodynamic efficiency and free-flowing motion, a powerful stance makes a solid base for spirited driving.

Honda Brio 2018 angular front

In the Brio, sporty and dynamic elements bring about effects on functionality and aesthetics

As for the front end, the Honda Brio 2018 model is pronounced with a stylish lower black front bumper and grille along with contours for improved aerodynamics. At the same time, halogen projector headlamps not only exude a subtle windswept look, but provide better visibility while driving at night.

Honda Brio 2018 front end

As for the front end, the Brio is pronounced with a stylish lower black front bumper

Sticking to the rear profile and you will notice the intricacy added to the new Brio. Roof spoiler and rear windscreen are tweaked together with the high stop brake light, making the hatch stand out of the crowd. Complementing the car boot for an à-la-mode flair are its unique taillights.

Honda Brio 2018 rear end

As for the front end, the Brio is pronounced with a stylish lower black front bumper

Honda Brio 2018 rear windscreen

Roof spoiler and rear windscreen are tweaked together with the high stop brake light, making the hatch stand out of the crowd

On the side, a solid set of 14-inch of alloys manifest a dash of elegance.

Honda Brio 2018 angular rear

The 2018 Brio is wearing quite dressy coat yet still reminiscent of an everyday lifestyle compatible subcompact hatch

For the most part, the 2018 Brio is wearing quite dressy coat yet still reminiscent of an everyday lifestyle compatible subcompact hatch.

3. Honda Brio 2018 Philippines: Interior

Honda has been well publicized throughout decades for innovating different fleets of vehicle designs that experiment with the overall layout and the Brio is no exception.

Honda Brio 2018 dashboard

Black trim and little chrome-inserts all give us culminate sense of sophistication

Apart from its stylish exterior dimensions, the Honda Brio 2018 interior also provides enough space on the inside despite a subcompact hatch. Even though sitting at the rear may feel a little bit cramped, carrying 3 people in the car is not a problem. Further, the adjustable driver’s seat is very flexible and is fully set up essential driver’s informative panel. Also, the adjustable steering wheel covered with urethane compliments the driver's height seat for the most comfy seating position while behind the wheel.

Honda Brio 2018 interior

The Honda Brio 2018 interior also provides enough space on the inside

Honda Brio 2018 foldable seats

Even though sitting at the rear may feel a little bit cramped, carrying 3 people in the car is not a problem​

Speaking of design, black trim and little chrome-inserts on the door handles, gearshift box and steering wheel all give us culminate sense of sophistication.

Honda Brio 2018 steering wheel

The adjustable steering wheel covered with urethane compliments the driver's height seat for the most comfy seating position

Two A/C vents mounted on the sides of the display screen to directly freeze all passengers in car.

4. Honda Brio 2018 Philippines: Engine & Performance

The Honda Brio 2018 model packs a 1.3L 4-cylinder 16-valve SOHC i-VTEC engine with 100 PS at 6,000 rpm, making it easily one of the most powerful models in the class, not to mention decent fuel economy. Coming paired with either a 5-speed automatic transmission or a 5-speed manual, the Brio is well capable of delivering good performance when it comes to city driving through its high torque of 127 Nm at low rpm.

Honda Brio 2018 engine

The Honda Brio 2018 model packs a 1.3L 4-cylinder 16-valve SOHC i-VTEC engine

The Brio is truly eco-conscious with fuel consumption of 7.7 L/100 km. Plus, it even features an eco-driving indicator so that new drivers can more easily learn how to save on fuel.

Honda Brio 2018 ECO lamp

It features an eco-driving indicator so that new drivers can more easily learn how to save on fuel

Driving the Honda Brio 2018 will give you more confidence since the suspension helps ensure high quality ride, handling and comfort. Yes, you will feel like you’re treated to a stable drive which is further supported by brakes system. ABS with EBD and Brake Assist are there to keep you safe. Other safety features include:

  • Dual front SRS airbags for the driver and front passenger
  • Immobilizer to protect the car from approaching theft and prying eyes
  • Shift hold control system for a more drive around corners and for climbing hills
  • Seats with pre-tensioners and limiter seatbelts to avoid jitters on rough terrains

Honda Brio 2018 airbag system

Dual front SRS airbags are available for the driver and front passenger

5. Honda Brio 2018 Prices in the Philippines

Available in three variants, 2018 Honda Brio price starts at P631,000. With this price tag, the Brio is definitely a city car for the money.

Honda Brio 2018 Prices in the Philippines
Model Price
Honda Brio 1.3 S MT P631,000
Honda Brio 1.3 S AT P671,000
Honda Brio 1.3 V Navi AT P791,000

>>> View our Honda Brio Philippines price list to keep up with the latest change

6. Honda Brio 2018 Specs in the Philippines

Honda Brio 2018 Specs in the Philippines
Variants 1.3 S MT 1.3 S AT 1.3 V Navi AT
Dimensions
Length 3,610 mm
Weight 1,680 mm
Height 1,485 mm
Wheelbase 2,345 mm
Ground Clearance 150 mm
Curb Weight (kg) 935 975 970
Seating Capacity 5 Persons
Trunk Size 175 L
Tire Size 175/65 R14
Wheel Size & Tires 14 x 5J Steel w/ Cover 14 x 5J Alloy
Engine & Transmission
Engine Type SOHC i-VTEC 16-valve
Number of Cylinders 4
Displacement 1,339 cc
Max Power 100 PS @ 6,000 rpm
Max Torque 127 Nm @ 4,800 rpm
Drive-by-Wire Yes
Transmission Type 5 MT 5 AT
Fuel Tank Capacity 35 L
Suspension & Brakes
Front Suspension MacPherson Strut with Stabilizer
Rear Suspension Torsion Beam
Front Brakes Ventilated Discs
Rear Brakes Drum
Steering
Gear Type Rack & Pinion
Power Steering Electric
Steering Wheel Material 3-Spoke Urethane w/ Silver Trim
Audio Controls No Yes
Steering Wheel Adjustment Tilt
Turning Radius 4.5m (at wheel center)
Exterior
Headlights Halogen Multi-Reflector
Fog lights No Yes
Side Turn Signal Lights Fender Mounted
Taillights Bulb Type
High-Mount Stop Lamp LED
Grille Chrome
Door Handles Body Color
Door Mirrors Power (Body Color)
Antenna Manual Antenna
Rear Windshield Defogger Yes
Wipers
  • Front: Intermittent w/ Washer
  • Rear: w/ Washer
Tailgate Spoiler Yes
Interior
Audio System 2-DIN Advanced Audio 2-DIN Honda G5 Navigation
Connectivity Auxiliary-in, USB Auxiliary-in, USB, WiFi
Bluetooth Hands Free Telephone (HFT) No Yes
Speakers 4
Internet Browser No Yes
DLNA No Yes
AC System Manual
Seat Material Black Fabric
Seats
  • Front: Sliding & Reclining Bucket Type w/ Fixed Headrest
  • Rear: Folding w/ Pillow type Headrests (2 pcs.)
Tachometer Yes
Speedometer Yes
Fuel Level Digital
Engine Temperature Yes
Fuel Consumption Meter Yes
ECO Indicator Lamp Yes
Accessory Socket (12V) Yes
Dome Light Yes
Rear View Mirror Day & Night
Sunvisor Front Passenger Vanity Mirror Driver & Front Passenger Vanity Mirror
Grab Rail 3
Inner Door Handles Interior Color Silver
Power Windows Yes
Power Door Locks Yes
Power Side Mirrors Yes
Door Pocket Front
Seatback Pocket Front Passenger Driver & Front Passenger
Bottle Holder 2
Cup Holder 3
Interior Trim Garnish No Yes
Safety Features
Dual SRS Airbags Driver & Front Passenger
ABS Yes, w/ EBD
Seatbelts
  • Front: 3 Pt. ELR
  • Rear: 3 Pt. ELR x 2 & Centre Lap Belt
Seatbelt Reminder Driver
G-CON Body Structure Yes
Child Safety Lock Yes
Immobilizer Yes w/ Security Alarm
Keyless Entry Yes
Spare Tire Full-size Steel

7. Honda Brio 2018 Review: Pros & Cons

Honda Brio 2018 Review: Pros & Cons
Pros
  • Stylish exterio design
  • Fuel efficient
  • Easy and dynamic handling
Cons
  • Cramped rear seats
  • Small boot space

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8. Honda Brio 2018 Philippines: Verdict

All things considered, perhaps the Brio 2018’s cute styling cannot make it jump out in a parking lot of newer players in the market today, its power plant and handling decidedly sets it apart from other hatchbacks. So, after reading our Honda Brio 2018 review on Philkotse.com, if you have to make a choice between a Brio and a Picanto, (or Wigo), which will you go for?

Honda Brio 2018 angular front

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