Honda showcased the Amaze in India at the 2018 Auto Expo and launched the all-new sub-4-meter car on the market later. The all-new Amaze has gained quite a popularity on the market and Honda claims that the car is the fastest selling Honda car in India. The range of the Amaze starts at Rs. 5.6 lakhs and Honda will revise the price after 31st July.
After the launch in May, Honda has sold as many 9,789 units in the same month and in the month of June, the sales were consistent at 9,103 units. This makes the Amaze the best-selling Honda on the market. Before the arrival of the Amaze, Honda used to sell an average of around 2,500 units of the car but the arrival of the all-new Amaze has pushed the sales up. Honda City, which was the best-selling model for the brand before the arrival of the Amaze, sold 3,882 units in the month of June.
Interestingly, the all-new Maruti Dzire has become the best-selling car on the Indian market, which shows the popularity of the segment. With the growing buying power of the customers, bigger cars are becoming more popular. The Amaze has gained massive popularity in the market.
The Amaze takes on the likes of the Maruti Dzire, Hyundai Xcent, Ford Figo Aspire and Volkswagen Ameo on the market. It is available in four trim levels in India – E, S, V and VX. The Amaze is available in both petrol and diesel engine options for the first time, as it offers a CVT automatic transmission with the diesel engine option. It is the first time ever that a car in the affordable segment is offering an automatic transmission with the diesel engine.
The all-new Amaze comes with LED DRL lamps, new 15-inch alloy wheels in the top variant and various other changes. It gets a DigiPad 2.0 infotainment system on the inside. The new Amaze also becomes more spacious with a 65mm longer wheelbase that allows better legroom and knee-room for the rear passengers.
It is powered by a 1.2-litre petrol engine that produces a maximum of 89 Bhp and 110 Nm. The 1.5-litre diesel generates a maximum of 98.6 Bhp and 200 Nm with the manual transmission and 80 Bhp and 160 Nm with the automatic transmission. Here is our video review of the new Amaze : hit the play button!