Honda quickly brings Mobilio update to Philippine market

A follow-on update to our recent report on the Mobilio’s origins (and celebrity): the 2017 refresh of the popular mini MPV was launched this week in a surprise move by Honda Cars Philippines.  The new Mobilio brandishes the much anticipated front-end redesign, updating her to the Solid Wing theme, Honda’s trademark look that’s already sported … Continue reading Honda quickly brings Mobilio update to Philippine market

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Special Report: the elegantly disruptive Honda Mobilio

When they launched the Mobilio, globally in 2014 and in this market in 2015, it finally filled a glaring gap in Honda’s product line-up.  Here, at last, was a three-row people-mover from Honda Cars Philippines which previously had only five-seat sedans, hatchbacks and SUVs under the substantially high price points of their premium US-spec’d Odyssey … Continue reading Special Report: the elegantly disruptive Honda Mobilio

Quick note: a modular manual Mobilio photoshoot

If you see a beat photographer toting an SLR, seemingly overdoing it with mainstay smartphones these days already featuring excellent camera optics and sensors, just remember: bringing the gear is merely incidental to him insisting on having traditional options.   Case in point: this photo of Honda's versatile Mobilio, the surprisingly flexible yet compact seven-seat … Continue reading Quick note: a modular manual Mobilio photoshoot

Quick note: the Mobilio, long and tall

Built on the platform of the stubby Brio hatchback, the Mobilio stretches matters into the form-factor of a three-row MPV that's tall inside as well as afoot.  Riding just a centimeter lower than the recently launched BR-V (the Brio platform further evolved into a crossover SUV), the Mobilio must've hinted at the possibility of the … Continue reading Quick note: the Mobilio, long and tall