Honda has launched the second-generation model of its Amaze compact sedan in India. The car costs Rs 5.59 lakh for the base petrol model and Rs. 8.99 lakh for the top diesel CVT model (ex-showroom).
The unveiling of the car at Auto Expo 2018 had created a lot of interest in prospective buyers. With a completely overhauled new look, it is extremely appealing at first sight. Inspired by larger versions of Honda cars, it looks more stylish and masculine now.
Important Info of Honda Amaze 2018
- The Second gen Honda Amaze is the first car in the country to offer a diesel CVT powertrain
- The Amaze is powered by 1.2-litre petrol engine with 90PS @ 6000 rpm
- The diesel will be the 1.5-litre with 100PS @ 3600 rpm
- The first generation model was introduced in 2013
- The All-New Amaze offers an interior as fresh as the exterior
- The new Honda Amaze is based on new chassis which makes it lighter than the outgoing car.
- The Honda Amaze available in Radiant Red White Orchid Pearl, Golden Brown Metallic, Modern Steel Metallic, Lunar Silver Metallic colurs.
It stands out amongst cars of the same category like Maruti Suzuki Dzire, Volkswagen Ameo, Hyundai Xcent and Tata Zest. Manual Transmission is available in all four variants – E, S, V and VX whereas CVT option will be offered in S and V variants only. Of course, both fuel options are available for all variants.
Related: New Honda Amaze 2018 Variants
The standard features include air-conditioning, dual-tone interiors, piano black console, driver side auto down the window as also chrome grille with a thicker slat in the 2018 Honda Amaze. The refreshing changes which catches the eye are the redesigned Alloy Wheels and lovely Taillights. Not to be missed out are the exterior paint jobs – Soothing White Orchid Pearl, Lunar Silver Metallic, Radiant Red Metallic, Macho Modern Steel Metallic and Ravishing Golden Brown Metallic.
Honda Amaze 2018 Accessories
- Door Handle Protector
- Front Bumper Protector
- Rear Bumper Protector
- Body Side Moulding
- Tail Lamp Garnish
- Chrome Door Lining
- Fog Lamp Garnish
- Trunk Garnish
Also read: New Honda Amaze Showcased At Auto Expo 2018
Other add-ons just go on and on – automatic air conditioning, 7 inch Digipad touchscreen infotainment system, Android Auto and Apple car Play, Redone Steering Wheel and Instrument Cluster, Engine start/stop Button, Cruise Control, Touch button adjustable and folding ORVM, LED Position Lamps, Rear Parking Sensors with camera, Fog Lamps, 3- Point pretensioner seat belts with load limiter, impact mitigation front headrest and much more…. The List seems endless.
The spacious interiors provide the mush expected comfort, without pinching the pocket. What to say of the boot capacity which has also been increased to 420-litres from 400-litres.
Coming to the specs now, both petrol and diesel engines are available. The petrol one is 1.2-litre IVTEC giving 87 bhp power and 110 Nm torque, whereas the diesel engine is 1.5-litre IDTEC with 99 bhp power and 200Nm of torque at peak performance. However, the diesel CVT will have 79 bhp power and 160Nm torque.
A CVT and 5- speed manual gearbox are the transmission options. A sporty experience is given by the paddle shifters of the Petrol-CVT version. Talking about fuel efficiency now, The Petrol Manual and CVT variants give 19.5 kmpl and 19.0kmpl but the diesel MT and CVT versions can attain a mileage of 27.4 kmpl and 23.8 kmpl !
Get ready for the Honda CRV and Honda Civic, as they might be launched in the fiscal year 2018-19, as per an earlier announcement by Honda.
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