If you like your cars smart, spacious and useful, you are probably a fan of the SUV. The Honda Vezel 1.5 goes one step further,
“The VEZEL’s distinctive and sharp character lines fuse together the SUV-like stable lower body and coupe-like upper body. The stylish exterior design adds a glow to the people on the vehicle. Developed under the concept of “Expansible Cockpit,” the interior design pursues both spaciousness and a personal feel.” world.honda.com
Powered by an iVTEC engine, the Vezel holds it’s own on the road. All this plus fuel consumption rated at 20 kilometres per litre(km/l) for mixed highway and urban driving.
In Singapore, the other compact SUV that stands out is the Nissan Qashqai. So which is better?
Honda Vezel 1.5 vs Nissan Qashqai
|Higher overall speed||Better acceleration|
|1.5L engine, no turbo||1.2L engine + turbo|
|Higher road tax||Lower road tax|
|Mostly 3-year warranty||5-year warranty|
|Parallel Import||Authorised Dealers|
|More spacious||More compact|
|Fuel 20km/litre||Fuel 17.9km/litre|
|Additional body kit and paddle shift available||Additional body kit, and a premium subwoofer|
Looking at these stats, both the Vezel and Qashqai are compact SUVs with great performance. Your choice will come down to comfort, feel and price. Here are DirectAsia’s expert tips for test driving.
Singapore Honda Vezel – HRV Club
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