Honda Stream for sale in Myanmar
The Honda Stream is a compact multi-purpose vehicle from the Honda Corporation. Marketed since 2000, the Honda Stream sport a mixed design of a sports-utility van and a multipurpose van. With the height of less than 1.6 m, it is difficult to classify the Honda Stream in a precise category. Its characteristics show more resemblance to those of a compact hatchback than to those of a sedan.
The second generation was released in 2006. Imported mainly from the Japanese auction markets, Honda Stream is less popular within the country due to high taxes associated with its relatively large engine size. Although slightly popular with some local car-enthusiasts, the high prices of Honda Stream make it affordable only to a select few.
Within Myanmar car market, there are two generations of the Stream: the first generation, manufactured from 2000 to 2006, and the second and current second generation. Some models feature five-person seats. The RSZ models are well-known for their speed, agility and impressive features such as the anti-sway and roll bar for the rear end and strong shock-absorbing dampers. The available RSZ models are mostly front-wheel drive.
Reasons to buy Honda Stream
Performance and engines specs of Honda Stream
The available engines for the Stream include sizes from 1800 cc up to 2000 cc, whereas the first generation MPVs come with 1700 cc engines also. The 1800 cc engine can produce 138 hp, whereas the 2000 cc engine does 148 hp.
The first generation Stream comes with 2.0L K20 and the 1.7L D17 engine. Most models have either 5-speed or 4-speed automatic transmission. A few rare models come with manual transmission.
The second generation vehicles feature the 2.0L Single Overhead Camshaft (SOHC) intelligent Variable Timing and lift Electronic Control (i-VTEC) engine with a Continuously Variable Transmission, VLI (Variable Length Intake) manifold, as well as the optional paddle-shift function featuring 7 speeds for the front-wheel drive. There are also some models that come with 5-speed automatic transmission on All-Wheel Drive.
The refreshing design of Honda Stream
Although MPV by nature, the Honda Stream has a style refreshing for its line. The front grille and headlights resemble those of the Honda Civic, although its spacious cabin and interior offers more room for passengers and utility goods alike. A typical Honda Stream can carry up to 7 passengers comfortably, while leaving plenty of room for trunk space at the back. Most vehicles come with comfort features such as the A/C, navigation system, power steering, powerlocks, and the TV/VCR system. Safety system includes dual airbags, back camera, and crash control features, depending on the model.
Standout features of the Honda Stream
Along with its non-conformist MPV design, the Honda Stream is a remarkable vehicle due to its comfortable spaciousness that allows easy transport of passengers, in greater number than a normal mid-size sedan could fit.
Honda Stream Price in Myanmar
A brand-new Honda Stream in Myanmar is priced around 250L to 300L Kyats, offered at Honda showrooms. Imported used cars from Japanese auctions can have price-tags of 150L to 250L Kyats. Used Honda Stream cars are available on Motors.com.mm between Lks 90 and Lks 220, depending of the trim level, built year and the condition of the vehicles. Below you can find average prices of Honda Stream cars according to current Motors.com.mm listings:
- 2002 Honda Stream Average Price: 93 Lakh Kyats
- 2003 Honda Stream Average Price: 93 Lakh Kyats
- 2009 Honda Stream Average Price: 217 Lakh Kyats
Overall impression of Honda Stream
A trusted household vehicle delivering superb performance due to its high-power engines and great utility thanks to its unusually spacious interior, the Honda Steam has been designed to provide a comfortable drive on city roads. Its fuel efficiency reduces running costs, although the high tax rates for the large engines continue to stand between the Honda Stream and its Myanmar audience.