UPDATE: AC Motors released an official statement regarding Honda Cars Global City's closure.
Effective on July 1, 2021, the Ayala-owned Honda Cars Global City dealership located at 9th Avenue, City Center, Bonifacio Global City will be ceasing its operations and shutting down. The aforementioned announcement was posted on the said dealership’s official Facebook page on July 28, 2021.
Honda Cars Global City
If you're a longtime customer, or have been planning to pay the said dealership a visit, you can instead book an appointment with the other Honda Dealerships owned by the said company. These include Honda Cars Manila Bay, Honda Cars Shaw, Honda Cars Alabang, Honda Cars Pasig, and Honda Cars Makati. Refer to the picture below for these dealership’s email addresses and contact numbers.
The announcement of Honda Car Global City’s closure comes after Honda Cars Philippines Inc. (HCPI) quietly drops the Mobilio MPV from its model lineup. And yes, one can confirm this by visiting the Honda Philippine’s official website. On the said site, one can see that the said model is no longer listed.
According to HCPI, it is now focusing on other growing car segments. In other words, cars that are more suited to the current market demand. In this case, dropping the seven-seater Mobilio model might allow the company to better cater to the needs of its customers.
Honda Cars Global City's official post regarding it's closure
Then again, HCPI also says that there are still available Mobilio units, and these will continue to be available until supplies last. However, do note that the company has yet to mention anything about a replacement.
To this end, HCPI has explained its decision to streamline its model lineup. Regarding the Honda Cars Global City dealership however, Ayala’s sub-company AC Motors, the company operating the said Honda dealership, has yet to disclose a reason for the closure. For that, we’ll have to wait for more updates from either Ayala or AC Motors.
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Know more about Honda Mobilio 2021
Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. gives the Honda Mobilio a facelift. The vehicle's fresh look poses a significant challenge to its rivals in the Philippines. The front end of the Honda Mobilio now features a new grille, an LED guide type position lights. The side profile sports aluminum wheels measuring 15 inches. Top-spec RS variants come with 15-inch aluminum-alloy wheels with RD design and a gloss black grille. The Honda Mobilio is an MPV that can accommodate seven passengers loosely based on the platform of the Honda Brio. Stepping inside this Japanese MPV, you will be welcomed by an instrument cluster in blue illumination for Honda Mobilio E MT and V CVT variants. The RS variants, however, gets a control panel with orange back-lit. The RS and V variants also come with silver trim, black fabric seats, and a touchscreen head unit that measures seven inches with Bluetooth connectivity. The refreshed Honda Mobilio is offered in two standard color options – Crystal Black Pearl and Lunar Silver Metallic. But this Japanese MPV also comes with exclusive colors including White Orchid Pearl and Phoenix Orange Pearl for RS Navi variant, Brilliant Sporty Blue Metallic for V CVT and RS Navi variants, and Taffeta White for E and V trims.
Cesar G.B. Miguel