Honda Amaze CNG launch takes place. CNG Kit priced at INR 54,315
Honda Cars India (HCIL), one of the leading car manufacturer in India, have launched the much-anticipated CNG-ready variant of the Amaze sedan. The new Amaze 1.2 S MT Plus variant is based on the standard Amaze petrol model is compatible for CNG fuel option. The Honda Amaze has been a popular alternative to the likes Maruti Suzuki Dzire and the Hyundai Xcent, and is the smallest sedan in carmaker’s product portfolio for our car market. The Amaze was launched in India in 2013 and has already sold over 1.30 lakh copies. The new variant with bi-fuel option of Petrol/ CNG is targeted at car buyers looking for an alternate fuel vehicle with decent performance and low running cost.
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The Honda approved CNG kit will be fitted to the new variant 1.2 S MT Plus (i-VTEC) at Honda Dealerships located in cities where CNG fuel is available in the country. This CNG ready variant of Amaze has been specially tuned during production for CNG compatibility by way of optimizing the suspension, application of CNG specific engine components & specially prepared wiring harnesses to ensure high level of quality. The new variant will come with a 2-year warranty as standard value for all buyers.
Until now, Honda sold the Amaze with two engine options- 1.2 litre i-VTEC petrol and a 1.5 litre i-DTEC diesel engine with the spec-for-spec price difference between the two being around Rs. 90,000. This means that the new Honda Amaze CNG, which commands a premium of roughly INR 50,000, slots in perfectly between the two engine options. Also, it provides the customer with wider range of buying options.
Commenting on the introduction of the new variant, Mr. Jnaneswar Sen, Senior Vice President, Marketing and Sales, Honda Cars India said, “At HCIL, we constantly work towards enhancing customer experience through our products and services. We are extremely happy to bring the Amaze with a CNG option for our customers, which will not only be cheaper to run and maintain but also eco-friendly.”
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