SPESIFIKASI Honda Fit Hybrid | Meluncur Bulan Oktober
Green car competition increasingly fierce affordable. Now turn to Honda Motor Co., which makes the months of October this year as the momentum of the birth of the cheapest hybrid in Japan.
The popular hatchback car, Honda Fit, known as Honda Jazz in Indonesia, will be pinned to the electric motor and will be marketed with a price of 1.59 million yen or USD 165 million.
As reported by Reuters on Tuesday (08/10/2010) the presence of a compact Honda Fit hybrid is, at once will make it the cheapest hybrid car in Japan.
Honda currently is undergoing a strong pressure from Toyota Motors, particularly in the development and sale of environmentally friendly cars. Medium Toyota reportedly is preparing a compact hybrid car that can cover the distance 40km/liter, and will be sold for 1.5 million yen in 2011.
Planned Honda Fit Hybrid will be released in October 2010 with a price around 300,000 yen cheaper than the Honda Insight is worth 1.89 million yen. But compared to regular gasoline-powered Honda Fit, was still far more expensive to 400,000 yen difference.
For fuel consumption, regular Fit Hnda able to cover the distance of 30 km / liter, much better than new Fit is 24 km / liter. Known, the Fit Hybrid use 1.3-liter gasoline engine and electric motor drive. Japanese government subsidies to environmentally friendly cars will end up in the next month and is expected to trigger a price war between Honda and Toyota.
Cars could be cheaper thanks to a green car purchase subsidy programs in Japan, which makes hybrid cars have become popular in the market for new passenger cars in recent months.
Hybrid Honda Fit will be worth about 400,000 yen more expensive than petrol engine version of the Honda Fit, but it will be 300 000 yen cheaper than the Honda Insight, which is currently the cheapest hybrid models in Japan.
And by granting subsidies to the expiration of green cars in Japan at the end of next month, then the situation will make the competition more fierce segmented green cars, especially for his eternal rival, Toyota.