Honda PH to roll out updated Mobilio for 2018

Updated Jun 04, 2021 | Same topic: Latest Consumer Reports

The 2018 Honda Mobilio receives a bold new face, along with more equipment to keep it up to date.
Since its debut to our market, the Honda Mobilio has got the Filipino family’s love for its great performance and minivan versatility and space. This has allowed many drivers to use the Mobilio on a daily basis even in heavy and bad traffic. Like the model showed in Thailand earlier this year, the 2018 Mobilio gets a bold new face, along with more equipment to keep it up to date.
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Now, Honda PH gives the 7-seat mini MPV a refresh by adding more style and a more premium feel. The 2018 Honda Mobilio receives a new front fascia in line with the newest offerings in Honda’s stable. It has the updated LED guide lights with new rim designs. The mid-grade 1.5 V gets a chrome grille treatment, while the top-spec 1.5 RS is spruced up by a gloss black finish. The 2018 Mobilio RS will be available in the cool new Phoenix Orange Pearl.

Orange 2018 Honda Mobilio angular rear view

Honda PH gives the 7-seat mini MPV a refresh by adding more style and a more premium feel

Just like the exterior, the Honda Mobilio cabin likewise sports a few changes. The base 1.5 E MT and 1.5 V CVT, for instance, get a revised instrument cluster with blue backlight. The 1.5 V CVT is fitted with a 7-inch infotainment touchscreen interface with Bluetooth for phone and audio, as well as USB connectivity. The RS, on the other hand, now has an RS-style meter set with Orange illumination plus a rear-view camera with guidelines and a push-start system.

Being a family-friendly car, all 2018 Honda Mobilio models are packed with standard safety package which includes speed sensing automatic door locks, anti-lock brakes with electronic brake-force distribution, ISOFIX child seat anchors and dual airbags. The RS version even offers Vehicle Stability Assist and Hill Start Assist.

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Orange 2018 Honda Mobilio angular front view

The 2018 Honda Mobilio receives a new front fascia in line with the newest offerings in Honda’s stable
The new 7-seat mini MPV is still powered by the familiar 1.5-liter i-VTEC engine that puts out 120 PS and 145 Nm of torque. It is mated to either a 5-speed manual (for the base model) or a continuously variable transmission. The sporty Mobilio RS variant even receives steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters for greater driver control.

The Philippine-spec Honda Mobilio comes in three variants with the following prices:
  • Mobilio 1.5 E M/T: Php 829,000
  • Mobilio 1.5 V CVT: Php 909,000
  • Mobilio 1.5 RS CVT: Php 1,029,000

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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.

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