Honda launched its most awaited 2nd generation Honda Amaze at an all-India introductory price of Rs.5.59 (All India Ex-showroom) for the base petrol variant. The 2018 Honda Amaze had generated a lot of buzz when it was first showcased in the Delhi Auto Expo earlier this year. It will lock horns with the segment leader Maruti Dzire along with other contenders like Hyundai Ascent, Ford Aspire and VW Ameo.
Built on an all new platform, the car offers a premium experience with its all new bold design, sophisticated & spacious interior, efficient powertrain, outstanding driving dynamics, advanced features and safety technologies.
The main highlight of this new compact sedan is the First-in-Industry Diesel CVT Technology that offers a powerful and effortless driving experience. It produces 80hp and 160Nm of torque with an ARAI rated fuel efficiency figure of 23.8kpl.
The car is also available with 90hp, 1.2-litre Petrol and 100hp, 1.5-litre Diesel engines that are mated to 5 speed manual gearboxes. The petrol variant too gets a CVT option that has been carried forward from the outgoing model.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr Gaku Nakanishi, President & CEO, Honda Cars India said, “The All New Amaze has been developed keeping the needs and aspirations of Indian customers in mind. It is a big promise from Honda and we are confident that the All New Amaze will become one of the strongest pillar of HCIL business. This model will create new excitement in the segment and will provide us opportunity to expand our business across markets.”
“In line with our commitment to offer latest technologies to the Indian consumers, Amaze comes with advanced Diesel CVT which is Honda’s first such technology in the world and also an industry first in the Indian market,” he added.
Variant Wise Introductory Price List (Ex showroom, All-India)
|Petrol Variant||Price (in Rs lakhs)||Diesel Variant||Price (in Rs lakhs)|
|E MT||5.59||E MT||6.69|
|S MT||6.49||S MT||7.59|
|V MT||7.09||V MT||8.19|
|VX MT||7.57||VX MT||8.67|
|S CVT||7.39||S CVT||8.39|
|V CVT||7.99||V CVT||8.99|
The all-new Amaze features a premium and sensational design. In accordance with its exterior concept of ‘Dauntless Solid’, the aggressive long nose seamlessly integrates with sleek and spacious cabin expressing a premium sedan form.
The Amaze interiors are designed to achieve comfort beyond its class. The 2nd generation Amaze even surpasses the highly spacious cabin of the previous model, especially for the rear seat, providing a more comfortable ride and a premium feeling. The car offers a host of equipment for comfort, convenience and entertainment for the Indian customers.
|Engine||Transmission||Power||Torque||Fuel efficiency As per test data|
|1.2L i-VTEC (Petrol)||5MT||90PS@6000 rpm||110 Nm @ 4800 rpm||MT – 19.5 kmpl|
|cvt||CVT – 19.0 kmpl|
|1.5L i-DTEC (Diesel)||5MT||100PS@3600 rpm||200 Nm @1750 rpm||MT – 27.4 kmpl|
|CVT(New introduced)||80PS@3600 rpm||160 Nm@1750 rpm||CVT – 23.8 kmpl|
This is the first time that Honda is using a CVT with a diesel engine. The CVT is highly compatible with the wide torque band of the diesel engine to offer fun and sporty driving. It also offers better, smoother, and more linear acceleration and greater shift control.
Key specification of All New Amaze
|Length||Width||Height||Wheelbase||Ground Clearance||Boot space|
|3995 mm||1695 mm||1501 mm||2470 mm||170 mm*||420 L|
- Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACETM) Body Structure
- Dual SRS front airbags
- Anti-lock braking system (ABS) with Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
- Impact mitigating front head rest
- 3-Point ELR Seat Belt Pretentioner with Load Limiter
- ISO FIX Child Seat Anchorage
- Pedestrian injury mitigation technology
- Rear Parking Sensors
- Head impact protection interior
- Driver’s seat belt reminder