The 2nd gen Honda Amaze subcompact sedan has just crossed the 2,00,000 units sales milestone in India since its launch in May 2018. The Amaze is considered as one of Honda’s most successful models in Indian market and has been well accepted by 460,000+ customers since the 1st gen model was introduced in April 2013.
Commenting on the achievement, Gaku Nakanishi, the President & CEO of Honda India said:
“Honda Amaze is an important product for us and enjoys a strong market position in its segment. Amaze was specifically developed keeping Indian consumers in mind and the love and support it continues to receive from customers speak volumes for its wide acceptance. It drives volumes for our business and ranks among the country’s best-selling sedans. The delivery of the 2,00,000th unit of 2nd generation Amaze is a proud moment for Honda Cars India family and reaffirms our commitment to keeping introducing more such class-defining products.”
The Amaze in India comes powered by 1.2L i-VTEC petrol engine and 1.5L i-DTEC diesel engine options, available in manual and CVT gearbox options. Fuel economy for petrol versions are rated at 18.6 km per liter whereas the diesel is capable to return up to 24.7 km in a liter.
Standard safety equipment in Honda Amaze includes dual SRS airbags, anti-lock brake system (ABS) with Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD), ISOFIX seats, engine immobilizer, rear multi-view camera with guidelines, automatic headlight control with light sensor, driver side window one-touch up/down with pinch guard, rear parking sensor, impact mitigating front headrests and pedestrian injury mitigation technology. Inside there is a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto & Apple CarPlay connectivity as well as a multi-view rear camera.
The Amaze is Honda’s strategic entry model, specifically developed for the Indian consumer, and exclusively Made in India which boasts 95% localization. It is priced from INR 6.34 lac (PKR 14.78 lac) for the base 1.2L E (petrol) MT variant and goes as high as INR 11.17 lac (PKR 26.05 lac) for the diesel VX CVT version.
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