Honda has released the second generation Amaze in India. The sedan uses an all-new platform that has helped Honda make the car larger in size. The Amaze is now longer than and wider but 5mm shorter than the outgoing model. The wheelbase has been increased by a whopping 65mm, which has opened up additional space inside the cabin.
The new Amaze will be available in four trim levels at launch. Under the hood you get a 1.2 Litre 90 BHp petrol and a 1.5 Litre 100 BHp diesel, both will be mated to a five-speed manual gearbox with the option of a CVT automatic. ARAI certified fuel efficiencies for the 2018 Honda Amaze are 19.5kmpl for the petrol manual, 19kmpl for the petrol automatic, 23.8kmpl for the diesel automatic and a highly impressive 27.8kmpl for the diesel manual.
The Amaze will sport new Digipad 2.0, 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system that is Android Auto and Apple CarPlay-compatible and comes with features like MirrorLink and a Wi-Fi connection to a synced phone for live navigation info. Honda Amaze will be taking the fight to the Maruti Suzuki DZire, Hyundai Xcent, Ford Aspire and Tata Zest.