After making its global debut at Auto Expo 2018 this year, new Honda Amaze 2018 will be making its India debut today. Honda Cars India will be launching the second generation Amaze sedan today which will take on the rivals like Hyundai Xcent, Volkswagen Ameo, Tata Tigor and segment leader Maruti Dzire. The company has already initiated the pre-bookings for the new Amaze while the deliveries will start immediately after the launch event in India. To be based on the new platform, the all-new Amaze sedan now sports all-new exterior front along with updated interiors while the engines remains untouched. See More: New Honda Amaze 2018 India Launch Today; Watch LIVE Streaming and Online Telecast of Sedan's India Debut
The new 2UA platform will debut on the new Amaze which could be employed on the future products from Honda probably the new Honda Brio. The new Amaze will made available across 4 trim levels - E, S, V and VX when launched in the country. See Also: 2018 Honda Amaze Launching in India Tomorrow; Expected Price, Specifications, Features, Images & Variants
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The all-new Honda Amaze sedan will sport a revised exterior featuring new design, feel and appearance. The front fascia on the new Amaze takes inspiration from elder siblings - Accord and Civic sporting Honda's new Signature ‘Solid Wing Face’. On the inside, the sedan also features updated interiors proffering more refinement to the cabin. It comes loaded with features like a 7-inch infotainment system, cruise control function, ABS and dual front airbags, paddle shifters and much more. Also See: 2018 Honda Amaze Variant Details Leaked Ahead of Launch; Price in India Likely to Start from Rs 5.5 Lakh
Mechanically, the new Honda Amaze 2018 continues to sport same set of engines as seen on the outgoing model. It gets 1.2-litre i-VTEC petrol and 1.5-litre i-DTEC diesel engines wherein the petrol makes 87 bhp and 100Nm of of power figures whereas the diesel produces 98.6 Bhp and 200 Nm of peak power figures. The transmission functionalities on the new Amaze are taken care by a 5-speed manual gearbox as standard and a CVT gearbox is also on offer as an option.
The all-new Amaze from the house of Japanese car maker will be lighter than the outgoing as it is based on the new 2UA platform making it more fuel efficient. The company claims that the petrol variant will return mileage of 19.5 kmpl and 19 kmpl for petrol manual and petrol CVT variants while the diesel manual and diesel CVT variant will offer fuel economy of 27.4 kmpl and 23.8 kmpl respectively. Read More: Honda Amaze 2018 India Launch Likely on May 16; Expected Price, Features, Specifications & Other Details
Lastly, coming to the pricing, the new Honda Amaze sedan will be priced in the bracket of Rs. 5.5 lakh to Rs. 9 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). When launched in the country, the all-new Honda Amaze will take on third generation Maruti Dzire, Hyundai Xcent, Tata Tigor, upcoming Ford Aspire and Volkswagen Ameo in the sub-compact sedan space.