When at long last, Honda gave India a diesel variant in the compact sedan segment, people were ready for it. One of the most successful compact sedans in the country, the Honda Amaze has the features, the fuel efficiency and the range of options that pleases Indians looking for the ideal family car.
Honda Amaze features and specs
Honda Amaze is powered by the solid and powerful 1.2L i-VTEC engine for the petrol variants and the 1.5L i-DTEC engine for the diesel variants. The petrol variants use low friction technologies that offer 90 ps @ 6000 rpm of power and an enviable fuel efficiency of 19.5 kmpl in the manual transmission cars. The diesel variants offer 100 ps @ 3600 rpm power and fuel efficiency of up to 27.4 with the manual transmission variants. The all-aluminum frame helps to cut noise, reduce friction and increase efficiency.
The vehicle’s standard ACE body structure makes this a safe vehicle; resistant to collision damage. The ECI immobilizer system offers protection against theft and the keyless entry feature is convenient and user-friendly. ABS with EBD and dual airbags are available as standard features with the car. Cruise control, auto climate control, bush start and stop, speed sensing central locking, accessory sockets, tilt steering, rear foldable armrest, big 420 lt trunk with illumination are some more features that make this car user friendly. The 17.7cm touchscreen infotainment system, steering mounted controls, USB ports and four door speakers are more features to enhance comfort and ride quality.
Honda Amaze prices and variants
The Honda Amaze starts at a price of Rs 5,93,000 for the starting variant – E MT petrol with manual transmission ex showroom Delhi. In addition there are other petrol variants: the S MT for Rs. 6.75, the V MT petrol for Rs.7.35, all the way up to the two automatic petrol variants for Rs. 8.25 and Rs. 8.66. The diesel variants start from Rs. 7.07 lakhs for the 1.5 E MT Diesel all the way up to Rs. 9.68 lakhs for the 1.5 VX CVT Diesel which is the top end automatic Honda