165 new cars for First


First Car Rental is adding an additional 165 new cars to its car hire fleet.

There will be 100 new Toyota Etios 1.5 XS sedans added to Group C; 50 new Honda Brio 1.2 auto sedans in Group D (see story here); and 15 new Honda Mobilio 1.5 Comfort seven seaters in Group I.

The Etios 1.5 comes with a 1.5-litre petrol engine, air-conditioning, power steering, electric windows and an audio system. The car’s safety features include dual front airbags, central locking and ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) with EBD (Electronic Brake Distribution).                     

The Honda Mobilio is powered by a 1.5-litre i-VTEC petrol engine and comes with a built-in audio system (radio/CD/MP3/USB/Aux), power steering, steering wheel radio controls, air-conditioning (with separate vents for rear passengers), electric windows all round, adjustable side mirrors and a 12V accessory socket in the centre console. Safety features include remote central locking, dual front airbags, head restraints and ABS (with EBD).

All three models will be available for hire by the end of April.