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Honda have launched the compact minivan in Japan, delivers seating for up to eight in a package that uses 6.1 litres of fuel per 100km.

on the same platform as the Honda the Freed lays claim to the first true 8-seater in the car class. Of course, it s doubtful six full-size Australian s would be to comfortably fit in the back of the Freed looks far from generous) but s no real problem for Honda, as for now the remains a Japan-only model.

it s a vehicle that us Australians probably use. With the escalating price of fuel, it no makes sense for urban to taxi their children in thirsty SUVs. With the to seat 6 small people in the the Freed would make an load-lugger for parents who live in or to city centers, and with its inline-four engine and CVT gearbox it sip petrol, rather than it down.

Not only that, but its small size, one-box and 5.2m turning circle make the Freed a cinch to which would no doubt be a in shopping centre carparks and strips. You don t have to cram 8 in it either, with a seven version boasting comfy-looking captains chairs and a five version offering an expansive flat) cargo area. All of have dual rear doors too, so there ll be no door dings inflicted on cars by your pesky

It s not fast, it s not pretty, but it doesn t to be. The Freed is practical, and the way in which it an admirably large cabin low fuel consumption means the gets my vote for being the urban transport. After what other small car fit not one, but two fully-assembled bicycles great difficulty?


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Press Release

TOKYO, May 29, 2008 Honda Motor Co. announced that it will sales of a new compact minivan, the Freed, in Japan on May 30, 2008. new model fuses an easy-to-use and cabin with stylish

Special mobility assistive with side lift-up and Freed with passenger seat, also go on sale May 30, a Freed wheelchair-accessible model go on sale June 20, 2008.

under the concept of “Freedom to the perfect lifestyle,” the Freed Honda’s original low-floor and technology, to achieve a compact size that makes it to maneuver through city as well as a spacious cabin enables adults to sit comfortably in all rows. Honda developed vehicle with the goal of a minivan that is comfortable and for every passenger and that new value by enabling customers to and freely utilize this in activities that meet lifestyles ranging from transportation to leisure time

Three different versions are the first seven-passenger vehicle in its featuring captain’s seats in the row; the first eight-passenger in its class*1; and a five-passenger type offers a large, best-in-class*1 space. Moreover, for the first in a registration-class Honda vehicle, models are offered in addition to with a side lift-up and passenger lift-up seat. the addition of these mobility models, Honda positions as a vehicle which fulfills the needs of a wide range of

· A compact body cabin space that adults to sit comfortably in all three

· A flat-floor, newly from the frame up, maximizes space from end to end

· The low- and flat-floor and walk-through provideease of access for children and

· Seven-, eight- and seat configurations to respond to lifestyle needs

· and well-lighted interior achieves feeling with two-layer panel design

· cargo space accommodate and leisure activities

· mobility assistive versions the freedom and fun of mobility

· and stylish form creates urban look

· easy-to-maneuver body and excellent of vision provide driver confidence

· Powerful and performance together with high fuel efficiency

the goal of making multi-passenger more comfortable and to enhance the joy of Honda has been adopting its and low-center-of-gravity technology as the foundation of its technologies. With the addition of the Honda is further enhancing its low-center-of-gravity minivan lineup.

The vehicle name “Freed” was from the word “freedom”. The implies “a vehicle pursued with completely thinking unbound by conventional or standard practices” as well as the meaning of “free” and “do” (to action).

Key Features of the Freed

A spacious interior and three of seats provide comfortable for up to eight adults.

· dimensions: 4,215 mm L × mm W × 1,715 mm H (FF vehicles) or mm H for vehicles equipped with the

· Compact fuel and ingenious under-floor structure in a low, flat floor.

Unique hip-point layout rises from front to provides passengers a sense of

· Seven-passenger variation captain’s seats in the second row and a layout that allows to access any row from any door having to operate a seat

· One-step, low, floor layout with floor height of 390 mm*2(standard on FF provides easy access for and seniors.

· Sliding doors on either side of the achieve a large (600 door opening for easy and egress even in cramped Also available with variation are power sliding that open and close for added convenience.

· Owing to its 2,740 mm and compact mechanical devices, the has ample interior space offering a minimum turning of only 5.2 meters.

· The comes in seven-, eight- and configurations.

Seven-passenger: Captain’s in the second row ensure that passengers are treated to same they’d have if they in the front. The walk-through layout passengers to access any row from any without having to operate a adjuster.

Eight-passenger: A 60:40-split seat in the second row creates a seat that comfortably three adults and makes the the only minivan in the 1.5-liter to offer eight-passenger capacity.

Seating for five passengers in two with ample cargo thanks to its low- and flat-floor

· The third row features seats that can be easily up to make room for extra

· The Freed has enough to easily stow a 27-inch without removing tires or

· An easily wipeable mat that won’t attract pet or other debris is also

· Layered-design instrument highlights bright and spacious styling.

· Meter above the steering wheel visibility and minimizes eye movement.

The Freed features relaxing and seats not usually found in vehicles.

· Tilt and steering wheel provides driving position.

· front pillars designed to visibility, side window that descend as they forward and oversized quarter the Freed offers confidence-building, field of vision.

· A fascia melds into the cabin section to create the “triangle square form” embodies the concepts of thrilling performance and ample interior

· The front view is by the rich curvature of the hood and the finish of the oversized grille, the vehicle a strong sense of Combined with the elongated and shape of the headlights, this the impression of chiseled strength.

Seen from the side, the lines that sweep the rear and relaxed surfaces of the windows convey movement, the sculpted surfaces of the body give viewers the feeling the car could break into a at any time.

From the rear, the fenders fuse with the curvature of the body panels, the vehicle’s low center of gravity and a feeling of stability.

· The sculpted three-lens rear lamps create a sense of

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· The addition of Premium Blue Pearl body brings the number of available schemes to seven.

· The i-VTEC engine provides power and fuel efficiency of per liter. (Results for front-wheel-drive in 10-15 mode during efficiency testing by Japan’s of Land, Infrastructure, Transport

· The torque converter and variable transmission provide smooth acceleration and exhilarating yet performance under a wide of driving conditions.

· balance between forward and body rigidity as well as reinforcement of connecting members has in greater dynamic rigidity. A yet highly rigid body was achieved using lightweight but high-tension steel and larger areas in structural members, reduced material thickness and the strength necessary to design openings for the sliding doors and

· Quiet operation idling and acceleration has been by enhancing structural rigidity the body and chassis, which noise-producing vibrations in the cabin’s Also, noise-dampening/absorbing treatments are to key areas.

· A MacPherson suspension on the front end provides yet responsive contact with the

· In the rear, an H-shaped beam suspension provides and comfort.

· Honda’s Power Steering enables maneuverability when parking or while on the highway the steering solid.

· Honda’s Compatibility Engineering Body not helps protect occupants, but mitigates the damage incurred by vehicles in the event of an accident.

Pedestrian-injury mitigation technology protect pedestrians from in case of collision.

· To protect against head during side collisions, a curtain air bag system is standard on models and available on all.

Honda’s Vehicle Stability (VSA) system is a standard on 4WD, Gi Aero and Flex i models and available on all others. In engine torque control and DBW control allow for precise of the vehicle while driving.

In addition to ISO FIX child seat tether anchors are provided in the left and right seats of the row as standard equipment.


· The Freed has been by the Japan’s Ministry of Land, Transport andTourism as having levels 75% lower than required by 2005 standards.

All front-wheel-drive Freed variations Japanese fuel economy for 2010 by 25%. All 4-wheel-drive variations exceed Japanese economy standards for 2010 by 5%.

— needs vehicles

The Freed features a spacious with a low floor as well as door and tailgate openings, makes it particularly well for persons with special

· Available in a wheelchair-accessible as well as side lift-up and passenger lift-up seat the Freed provides caregivers and outstanding utility. Special-needs vehicles are produced on the same line as the standard production which ensures a steady

· The rear of the wheelchair-accessible is lower than the standard It’s equipped with an aluminum wheelchair access with a sure-grip surface and a of just 11. Used in combination the wheelchair safety belt, will find it a safe and means of enabling smooth and egress for people in wheelchairs.

· The design of the second-row seats helps provide passengers with an unobstructed and helps caregivers easily track of all their passengers. is also a specially designed ELR seat belt with chest and waist belts for the use of wheelchair passengers.

· operation of the passenger lift-up including rotation and elevation, can be using a single passenger switch. The seat is of the same and offers the same level of as the standard seat. It also with arm rests and a recliner.

Full operation of the side seat, including rotation and can be performed using a single at the left side of the second row of As with the passenger lift-up the seat is just as comfortable and of the quality as the standard seat. It, comes with arm rests and

Also, this model a left-side power sliding as standard equipment.

*1 Compact class (engine displacement: 1.5

*2 Honda calculations

*3 Depending on model

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