Honda Partner for sale in Myanmar
The Japanese car maker Honda first launched the Honda Partnerin 1982. It is a small station wagon based on the frame of Honda Civic. This wagon was sold in Japan as the Honda Orthia. The Honda Partner has created a considerable market for itself in Myanmar.
Honda Partner: Review
Honda Partner: Performance and Engine Specifications
First introduced in 1982, the vehicle has captured a big chunk of the station wagon market share and due to this, it has been continued by Honda till 2005. In the beginning, this vehicle was only manufactured for the Japanese market, but later assembly plants existed in Russia, Egypt and Cape Town. The Honda Partner comes in different engine options, the ones imported to Myanmar have almost similar performance standards. These salient features are:
- The Honda Partner is available in 1.8L, 2.0L and 2.2L models internationally. Needless to say that the 1.6L and 2.0L are the most popular and most easily available ones in Myanmar.
- Although four speed automatic versions are available on the international market, the versions available on the Myanmar market are exclusively manual transmission 5+1 speed models.
- The models available on Myanmar market are front engine and front wheel drive.
- It is a four door, five seater car which comes with a trunk for luggage storage. It is available both in wagon and van models.
- The Honda Partner is available both in Petrol and Diesel versions.
Honda Partner: Design
A basic commercial version, the Honda Partner (1.3, 1.5 and 1.6 engines), was introduced on March 15, 1996. The 1.6L Partner was Honda's first Low Emission Vehicle and came with a double wishbone suspension. ABS was installed in January 1998, and the vehicle was brought into year 2000 emissions compliance along with a driver-side airbag as standard equipment. A facelift in June 1999 saw only the 2.0 engine available and the models were B, M, S (4AT only), M4 and L4 (4AT only); the last two being the 4WD versions.
Honda Partner: Standout Features
The most convincing feature of this station wagon is its roomy and multipurpose interior. The entire area behind the front seats is adaptable for towing or cargo carriage purposes. The seats can be split folded to create an expansive flat area to be used for transporting goods. Even with the rear seats in their place, there is a huge space at the back to load your stuff for long road trips.
Price of Honda Partner in Myanmar
Honda Myanmar, the biggest distributor of Honda vehicles in Myanmar, is not currently manufacturing this car in the local markets. If one wants to import the latest model year, one will have to contact the car importers. Based on the vehicle condition and build year, the price of a used Honda Partner may range between 110 L Kyats to 140 L Kyats. Below you can find the average price of Honda Partner based on the listings on Motors.com.mm:
2007 Honda Partner Average Price in Myanmar: 137 L Kyats
2009 Honda Partner Average Price in Myanmar: 120 L Kyats
Overall Impression of the Honda Partner
As there is a very small niche of station wagons in the Myanmar markets, the Partner does not face any opposition. So, we can surely say that the Honda Partner is one of the top selling vehicle in the station wagon segment. Other options are the Honda Airwave and station wagons and SUVs of Toyota. However, after assessing the overall utility and resale value of this vehicle, we encourage your plan to find a Honda Partner for sale in Myanmar.