- New Amaze gets paddle shift for the first time in its segment
- Offered with a diesel CVT for the first time in India
- Comes with an aggressive front, imposing shape and sharp cut design
- Dual airbags, ABS with EBD and Isofix child seat anchors offered as standard
Bookings for the new Amaze has commenced in India for a token amount of Rs 21,000, ahead of its official launch in India next month. To further strength its competition in the Indian market, the second-generation Amaze gets a host of cosmetic and feature upgrades. Here below are the top five features in the new Honda Amaze –
The new Honda Amaze is built on a new platform and is now more aerodynamic than its predecessor. Last showcased at the Auto Expo event, the vehicle gets styling cues from the City sedan. It comes with a more angular headlamp design and a new grille, while the rear gets ‘C-shaped’ tail lamps. The vehicle sits on newly designed 15-inch alloy wheels and redesigned bumpers. The compact sedan also comes with a shark-fin antennae the City sedan.
For freshness, the new Amaze gets a three-spoke steering wheel, dual-tone dashboard, a seven-inch touchscreen infotainment system and a new instrument cluster. The Japanese car manufacturer has also refreshed the climate-control layout. The vehicle also gets new fabric and higher quality material for the upholstery.
The new Amaze gets a diesel CVT gearbox option for the first time along with the petrol CVT. The current generation Amaze gets a five-speed manual as standard with a five-speed automatic limited to the petrol variant. Under the hood, the new Amaze will continue to be powered by the existing 1.2-litre petrol and 1.5-litre diesel engines from its predecessor.
The new Honda Amaze also gets a segment first paddle shifters for the CVT gearbox. The feature positions the new model a cut above the rest and elevates its style quotient.
The new Honda Amaze is offered with standard safety equipment such as dual-front airbags, ABS with EBD and Isofix child seat anchors. The vehicle also gets parking sensors and rear-view cameras for easy maneuvering in tight spaces.