The new Honda Amaze 2018 model comes with a CVT automatic gearbox in both petrol as well as diesel derivatives. In addition to an all-new interior and exterior design, the next-generation Honda Amaze gets a considerable jump in terms of features and creature comforts as well.
Honda Car India is soon going to launch the much-anticipated next-generation Amaze compact sedan in India. We saw the first glimpse of this vehicle at the 2018 Delhi Auto Expo. In this 2nd generation avatar, the Amaze has undergone a major overhaul and comes with an all-new exterior and interior profile. In addition to this, it comes with several new features like automatic climate control and a touchscreen infotainment system. Furthermore, Honda has played a masterstroke and has announced that it will introduce CVT automatic transmission in both the petrol as well as the diesel derivatives of the Amaze. Going by our initial impressions, the 2018 Honda Amaze looks quite premium and grown than before. If Honda keeps the prices competitive, this car has a genuine chance of offering a tough competition to the current segment leader, Maruti Suzuki Dzire.
Want to know more about the new Honda Amaze? In this report, we bring you the expected price, features, mileage, specifications and everything else that you want to know about the 2018 Honda Amaze. Read Along.
New Honda Amaze 2018 Launch
At the 2018 Auto Expo, Honda officials confirmed that the new Amaze will make its debut in India during the 2018-19 fiscal. According to recent media reports, we believe that it will be launched sometime during the first half of 2018. Ideally, during the month of May.
|Launch Date||May 2018|
New Honda Amaze 2018 Price
Since the next-generation Amaze is a big improvement over the current generation model, expect the prices to increase slightly. Currently, the prices for the Honda Amaze fall in the range of INR 5.5 lakh to INR 8.5 lakh. Nevertheless, the cost of this compact sedan will be quite competitive.
|Expected Price||INR 5.5 Lakh to INR 8.5 Lakh|
New Honda Amaze 2018 Engine Specifications
As mentioned before, the new Amaze is going to get the same engines as the current spec version. Consequently, the petrol derivative of the vehicle will get a 1.2-litre i-VTEC engine. This motor is capable of producing 87 BHP of power along with 109 Nm of peak torque. While the diesel derivative is going to get the 1.5-litre i-DTEC motor capable of producing 99 BHP along with 200 Nm of peak torque. The next-gen Amaze is going to get a 5-speed manual gearbox as standard across the range. Honda is going to introduce a CVT automatic gearbox with the diesel derivative. This will help it stand as a tougher contender against the competition.
|Engine||1.2-litre i-VTEC||1.5-litre i-DTEC|
|Power||87 BHP||99 BHP|
|Torque||109 Nm||200 Nm|
|Transmission||5-Speed Manual||5-Speed Manual/CVT|
New Honda Amaze 2018 Mileage
Honda’s engines are known for their good fuel-efficiency characteristics. The petrol derivative of the new Amaze is likely to give a fuel efficiency figure of 22 km/l. While the diesel engine will probably promise a mileage figure of close to 28 km/l.
|Engine||1.2-litre i-VTEC||1.5-litre i-DTEC|
|Mileage||~22 km/l||~28 km/l|
New Honda Amaze 2018 Dimensions
The next-generation model of this compact sedan will measure 3900 mm in length. The width will stand at 1680 mm while the height at 1505 mm. The car will have a wheelbase of 2405 mm. While the boot space is going to stand at around 400 L.
|Boot Space||400 L|
New Honda Amaze 2018 Exteriors
The 2018 Honda Amaze is a completely new vehicle in comparison to its previous generation model. It gets a very bold and a lot more aggressive stance. The front profile resembles quite a lot with the current generation City. The car comes with large headlamps and a thick chrome accent on the grille which gives it a dominating look. Towards the side, the compact sedan has a very stout look. Yet, as with other Honda cars, it looks very appealing and somewhat sporty. Towards the rear, the new Amaze gets an equally striking personality. However, the angular design of the tail-lamps might not appeal to everyone. Nevertheless, the car looks very modern and crisp from this side.
New Honda Amaze 2018 Interiors
The cabin of the new Honda Amaze is a breath of fresh air. This time around, it comes with the dual-tone colour scheme of black and beige. Unlike other Honda cars, the dashboard layout appears to be on the premium side and not sporty. The steering wheel is nice and chunky. While the dashboard also comes with piano black accents which increase the cabin’s overall premium feel. The material quality seems to be on the better side, as with all Honda cars. Overall, you can feel that the new Amaze is in line with Honda’s current plan to once again establish itself as the manufacturer of premium cars in India.
New Honda Amaze 2018 Features
The next-generation Honda Amaze comes with a bag full of onboard features and creature comforts. These include LED daytime running lights, automatic climate control, rear air-con vents to name a few. Furthermore, the car is going to come with rear central armrest, tilt and telescopically adjustable steering wheel to name a few.
- LED Daytime Running Lights
- Automatic Climate Control
- New Digipad Infotainment System
- New Alloy Wheels
- Electrically Adjustable ORVMS
- Day and Night IRVM
- Rear Air-con Vents
New Honda Amaze 2018 Safety Features
In-line with new government regulations, the new Honda Amaze is going to come with dual-airbags and ABS with EBD as standard across the range. Also, the car is going to come with ISOFIX child seat mounts as standard. Range-Topping models will also get Electronic Stability Programme and Traction Control System.
New Honda Amaze 2018 Competition
The Honda Amaze is a compact sedan. Hence it will compete with others cars that fall in this segment. The likes of which include the Maruti Dzire, Hyundai Xcent, Tata Tigor and the Ford Aspire.
New Honda Amaze 2018 Walkaround Video
New Honda Amaze 2018 Images
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