Used Honda Brio vs Swift, i10 and Grand i10

dsc02899Honda Brio is a popular five door hatchback from Honda launched in India in 2011. Brio gained immense popularity for its compact size and excellent performance. The name means energetic and cheerful in Italian and that’s exactly how it feels to drive. It competes against the Swift, i10, Figo and other hatchbacks in the Indian car market.

Honda Brio is powered by a 1.2 liter 4-Cylinder, i-VTEC petrol engine mated with 5-Speed manual gearbox. Highly fuel efficient and delivering powerful 87 BHP and with a low turning radius is 4.5 meters for easy parking.

Some of the key highlights:

  • Awarded Jury Award 2012 – Business Standard Motoring
  • The Highest Ranked Premium Compact Car In J.D. Power Asia Pacific 2012 India Initial Quality Study (IQS)
  • Awarded Hatch Of The Year – Petrol 2011 By Car India
  • Excellent resale value due to superior build quality, performance and reliability and being Honda Brand
  • Low maintenance cost & easy availability of spare parts

Key Features:

used_honda_brio_smt_dashboardFor your comfort & convenience:
Electronic power steering, factory fitted music system with Steering mounted controls, USB/AUX connectivity and charging socket, all four power windows, superior cooling HVAC system, electrically adjustable ORVMs

For your safety:  Remote central locking, engine immobilizer, child safety locks

How Does Brio Compare with other popular hatchbacks in the used car market: Brio has the most powerful engine (87 BHP) in the segment powered by best-in-class i-VTEC engine. Some key features that differentiate Brio with others in the competition are tilt steering, driver seat height adjustment, integrated audio-system with steering mounted controls.

used_honda_brio_smt_driverside_controlsA used Brio that has driven over 60,000 kms has excellent drivability, road handling, the car doesn’t develop any rattling noise and is a highly reliable car. The superior i-VTEC engine is a silent yet powerful performer.

Honda has adequately compensated Brio’s smaller length with increased width has taken care of passenger space, however, boot space is compromised with narrow and deep boot which is a negative for the car.used_honda_brio_smt_seating

Brio looks do not appeal to everyone (mainly the swift lovers), however,  for a savvy used car buyer this car is a great buy packed with excellent build quality, performance, fuel economy and strong resale value.

Below is a comparison chart for some of the key features of Brio and its main competition in the used car market.


Brio SMT

Grand i10 Magna Swift Vxi

I10 Magna

Length (mm)


3765 3850


Width (mm)


1660 1695


Height (mm)


1520 1530


Engine (CC)


1197 1197


Power (BHP)


81 83


Mileage (ARAI)

19.4 kmpl

18.9 kmpl 20.4 kmpl

19.8 kmpl

Central Locking


Manual Remote


Tilt Steering


No Yes


Driver Seat

Manual with height Adjustment

Manual Manual


Steering mounted controls


No No


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