Honda Amaze (Honda Amaze) second generation model has touched a special milestone by delivering two lakh units so far since its launch in India in May 2018. Amaze was first launched in the country in the year 2013 and since then, the car has garnered a total of around 4.6 lakh customers.
Due to these reasons, Amaze sales increased
The option of CVT helps Amaze further and variants with this transmission option account for 20 percent of the total sales of the model. Another important statistic with the Amaze is that 40 percent of the model’s customers are first-time car buyers. The promise of larger cabin space, as well as the option to choose between the 1.2-liter i-VTEC petrol and 1.5-litre i-DTEC engines, make it an attractive buy.
The new model is the luxurious
Honda Amaze debuted in India in April of 2013 and received a lot of positive customer responses in the initial years. The second-generation Amaze added to the sales for the company with a bolder exterior profile and an updated cabin to connect with the buyers.
Higher sales in these areas
Honda Cars India says that the company’s focus was to bring a product that is exclusively made in India and around 95 percent localization also proved to be helpful for Amaze. The company says that in fact, a major chunk of sales for this sedan comes from Tier 2 and 3 markets, with these cities accounting for about 68 percent of sales.
The tough competition in the segment
Honda Amaze’s performance is noteworthy as it has to compete with the country’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki Dzire. While many other rivals have tried to take up the challenge, it is the Amaze that has managed to keep the pace and maintain its challenge. The 2021 Honda Amaze competes with cars like Maruti Suzuki Dzire, Hyundai Aura, Tata Tigor.
Honda Amaze continues to be an important part of the company’s Indian product portfolio. Especially after the discontinuation of models like the CR-V and Civic. Gaku Nakanishi, President, and CEO, Honda Cars India says, “Honda Amaze is an important product for us and enjoys a strong market position in its segment. Amaze was developed specifically keeping in mind the Indian consumers and the love and support from customers testify to its widespread acceptance.”
Adding to the premium look, the
The new generation Amaze sub-compact sedan comes with advanced LED projector headlamps with integrated LED Daytime Running Lights (DRLs). It adds to the premium look of the sedan. It also gets a new set of newly designed 15-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels and the door handles get chrome finishing. The rear of the new Amaze gets some more chrome garnishes, C-shaped LED taillights, and reflectors on the bumpers.
Changes have also been made in the interior of the 2021 Honda Amaze facelift. It now gets an updated cabin with some design changes like a black and beige color theme, satin silver accents on the dashboard. To make the new Amaze more luxurious and comfortable, it has been given DigiPad 2.0 – 17.7 cm touchscreen advanced display audio system, which supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Along with this, many advanced features like Bluetooth and advanced wireless infrared remote have been provided for voice commands, messages, handsfree telephone, and audio streaming support. In addition, the rear camera display can now show different types of views like Normal View, Wide View, and Top-Down View for ease of parking in tight spaces. It also gets features like push-button start-stop, automatic climate control, cruise control, and more.
The new Amaze is equipped with advanced features for added safety. It offers Honda’s full range of active and passive safety technologies, which are available as standard across all variants. Apart from this, it also gets Honda’s own ACE body structure, standard dual SRS airbags for driver and front passenger, standard anti-lock brake system (ABS) with electronic brake distribution (EBD), standard ISOFIX seats, ECU immobilizer system, with guidelines New rear multi-view camera, new automatic headlight control with light sensor, driver side window one-touch up/down with pinch guard, rear parking sensors, front headrest to reduce the impact of shock and injury to pedestrians Giving technology is also provided.
Engine and Power
The 2021 Honda Amaze facelift will be offered with the same 1.2-liter i-VTEC petrol and 1.5-liter i-DTEC diesel engine options. The petrol engine produces 90 PS of maximum power and 110Nm of peak torque and is mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox or a CVT automatic gearbox. At the same time, the diesel engine produces 100 PS of maximum power and 200 Nm of peak torque with a 5-speed manual gearbox, and 80 PS of maximum power and 160 Nm of peak torque with the CVT automatic gearbox.