The fuel prices have been soaring since the start of the year which inevitably affects motorists. But Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI) wants to keep Filipinos on the road without worrying too much about gas money by offering its most fuel-efficient vehicles in its lineup, namely the Brio, City, and BR-V.
Serving as the Japanese marque’s entry-level vehicle, the Honda Brio is a hatchback that is capable of registering a fuel efficiency rating of 24.39 km/l. It is delivered by a 1.2-liter SOHC i-VTEC gasoline engine good for 89 horsepower and 110 Nm of torque. The engine is paired with a continuously variable transmission (CVT).
For those who might fancy a sedan, the Honda City boasts a fuel mileage of 25.17 km/l, a huge improvement over the 2017 model which recorded 23.9 km/l. Under the hood, the City comes with a 1.5-liter DOHC i-VTEC gasoline engine that delivers 119 horsepower and 145 Nm of torque. The test unit used a CVT which is generally more efficient than a geared transmission.
And as for the Honda BR-V, the 7-seater MPV can bring Filipino families to great distances with its fuel efficiency rated at 22.58 km/l. This vehicle is powered by a 1.5-liter SOHC i-VTEC gasoline engine, sending 118 horse 118 horsepower and 145 Nm of torque to the front wheels via a CVT.
Of note, the said fuel efficiency numbers were certified by the Automobile Association of the Philippines (AAP). The test runs follow certain driving conditions including a 60 to 80 km/h cruise speed at 1,500 to 2,000 rpm and an aircon setting of 24-degree Celsius with a blower fan speed of one.
Furthermore, HCPI shared some tips so customers can maximize the fuel efficiency of their Honda cars. See the list of tips below:
- Follow the prescribed maintenance schedule
- Get a fuel-efficient vehicle such as the said models above
- Plan and combine trips
- Drive smoothly, not aggressively
- Minimize idling
- Get rid of all the extra weight
- Keep the tires inflated
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Know more about Honda City 2022
The City is Japanese subcompact car stalwart Honda's entry in the segment. Now on its fifth generation, Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI) is offering the City 2021 in four variants: RS CVT, V CVT, S CVT, and S MT. Honda City Price Philippines from PHP 848,000 to PHP 1,058,000. All variants come with a 1.5-liter four-cylinder i-VTEC gasoline engine which generates 119 hp and 145 Nm of torque. In addition, all variants come with a continuously variable transmission (CVT) except for the entry-level S variant that uses a six-speed manual gearbox instead. As for the dimensions, this small sedan has a length of 4,553 mm, a width of 1,748 mm, and a height of 1,467 mm. From the looks of it, this vehicle looks well suited to go up against its rivals in the subcompact sedan segment such as the Toyota Vios and Kia Soluto.
As compared to the outgoing model, the exterior of the latest release looks sharper and sportier. The new model comes with a sleeker design along with a revamped interior and updated in-cabin features. Upfront, the top-spec RS variant comes with full LED headlights, LED fog lamps, a more prominent fog light garnish, a glossy black mesh grille, and a sporty bumper. On the other hand, the non-RS City variants also come with a striking facia but it doesn’t have fog lamps. Also, non-RS trims are integrated with halogen projector headlamps.
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