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Old 6th August 2008, 16:07   #1
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Default Difference between Type 1 and Type 2 Honda 1.5

Need some help in understanding the difference between the Type 1 and Type 2 Honda 1.5

1. Visible : Body ( exteriors and interiors ) , badging etc
2. Invisible : Engine , transmission etc
3. Ownership : Performance , Maintainence etc

Information will help me in buying a car

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[The redesigned Honda was launched in mid of 2000(june-july)
1. Visible : Body ( exteriors and interiors ) , badging etc
Clear Headlights at front n clear rear lights at back, Bumper redesign
Interiors.. slight modification in the dashboard tellatell things.. like placement of hazzard button + Ac vents
2. Invisible : Engine , transmission etc
SAME
3. Ownership : Performance , Maintainence etc
SAME- But Post 2000 very nicely designed OHC
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Sushrutha - is yours a type 1 or a type 2 ?

Does anybody have pictures, or leads to BHP garages where I can look for Type 1 and Type 2 pictures

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Sushrutha's is the type 2 City. I believe that Type 1 had slider controls for AC
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I have type 1 OHC, you can find the pics in my garage...

I did drive a type two felt my engine much more smoother, my personal thoughts
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Adding to Sushrutha's post, exterior differences also include New bonnet design, new grille, bumper, front fenders, boot lid, rear bumper & rear quarter panels.

And better upholstery on the seats/door pads plus different console & HVAC controls.
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i also own type 1 and someone was telling me that the engine and some other mechanical parts are purely made in japan whereas type 2s have indian assembly. Is this correct?
even i have felt type1 engines bit smoother than type 2s.
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i also own type 1 and someone was telling me that the engine and some other mechanical parts are purely made in japan whereas type 2s have indian assembly. Is this correct?
even i have felt type1 engines bit smoother than type 2s.
Very true, i was told the same by the wfh guys...
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