The Honda Airwave is a subcompact station wagon. Its production started in 2005 and was available until 2008 to purchase. In Pakistan, it includes in the Japanese imported cars. The Airwave's first generation model shared the same chassis with the Honda city
except that it was a hatchback station wagon. The car has a stylish and sleek exterior of Hondas styling with chrome pieces both on the front grille and the rear. The lights are side swept and the front lights have a chrome piece on its top.
The car comes with a 1.5-litre Inline 4 cylinder engine which produces 5800-RPM. Only automatic transmissions are offered to make the car easier for daily use and to improve fuel consumption. The option is between a 5-speed automatic and a 7-speed CVT automatic. The car can do 14-Km's to the liter as Honda claims and is equipped with a 52-liter fuel tank. Compare its feature with all cars in Pakistan
on comparebox.pk.This makes its driving range of up to 728-km with a full fuel tank. The car is offered in both, front and four wheels drive with the four-wheel drive introduced to areas with snowy climates.
The car is offered in two variants, G, and L. The Honda car
is quite spacious, it has good sound insulation and is quite comfortable too. The base model is the G variant. The features in this include power lock doors, a tachometer, power steering, air conditioning and power windows. The car also has a rear windscreen wiper as standard. The higher variant is the L, it comes with additional gadgets like automatic climate control and power door mirrors. Even if this is not enough, features like leather upholstery, cruise control, satellite navigation, and a magnificent panoramic sunroof are also offered as extra options.
Overall, the Airwave with all its gadgets and options is a very nice and practical vehicle. It is perfect for daily use with good fuel consumption and a spacious load area. It is perfect for dropping children to school and doing house chores like groceries. With the all-wheel-drive option, it can prove to be a good all seasons and terrain car. The things it only lacks in are its bit expensive maintenance and the lack of spare parts.