Amaze, Honda's cheapest car launched in a new avatar
Japanese automaker Honda has today launched a new facelift model of its cheapest car Honda Amaze in the Indian market.
The company has made some special changes in this new sedan car, which make it much better than the previous model. Despite these changes, there has been a very slight increase in the price of the car. The starting price of this car has been fixed at just Rs 6.32 lakh.
Adorned with an attractive look and strong engine capacity, the company has introduced this car in a total of three variants. Including the VX, S, and E. This car comes with both manual and automatic CVT transmission gearbox with petrol and diesel engines. Apart from this, cosmetic changes have also been made in the design of the car which makes it even better.
Most of the updates of the new Amaze facelift are seen on its face. The Amaze gets a new front grille which is sleeker than before and also gets two additional horizontal chrome strips at the bottom. The fog lamp housing on the bumper has also been modified and gets new chrome garnishes.
The biggest change on the exterior is seen in the top model VX trim, which now gets LED daytime running lamps and LED front fog lamps with automatic LED projector headlamps. The new chrome door handles and 15-inch diamond-cut, dual-tone alloy wheels make it even more attractive. The car also gets new C-shaped LED tail-lights along with new chrome garnishes and reflectors on the bumper.
On the inside, the design remains mostly the same as the pre-facelift model. However, Honda has made some changes on the dashboard and steering wheel with new silver accents that go well with the black and beige interiors. Apart from this, leather surfacing has been given on the gear lever, which gives a premium feel.
The Amaze facelift also gets the front map lamps, a new chrome finish for the AC vent knobs, dust and pollution filters and a new inside lining on the trunk lid. Apart from this, the top-spec VX trim also gets exclusive fabric seat seats and a 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system that can be connected to Android Auto and Apple Car Play. The car is available in a total of five colours, including the new Meteoric Gray colour.
The petrol variant of the new Honda Amaze is powered by a 1.2-liter engine that generates 88 hp of power and 110 Nm of torque. Whereas in the diesel variant, the company has given a 1.5-liter engine, whose CVT transmission trim generates 80 hp power and 160 Nm torque and manual generate 100 hp power and 200 Nm torque. Its petrol model gives a mileage of 18 km and diesel model up to 24 kmpl.