What are the new features of Honda Amaze?
By: Grish on 5 february 2015
Honda Amaze is the new Honda car with two firsts into it at one time. The number one thing is that it is the first diesel car from Honda. The other fact is that it is a sedan made compactly.The diesel variants are on offer which is a big thing by Honda makers.The car is a 1.5 litre diesel motor car. The car makers also claim that it is the most guel efficient car in the country today. Also it has got the most powerful performance too despite being a fuel frugal car which is a mounting fact to be noticed about Honda Amaze.
With Amaze model, Honda has introduced its first diesel run variants in the compact sedan section. Also, Honda entering the compact sedan segment has been a first. The model is equipped with a 1.5 litre diesel engine that displaces 1498cc of air and garners a healthy mileage of 25.8 Kmpl (in standard conditions). This fuel economy has been claimed to be the best among the ones offered by competing sedans. The company has also introduced a variant run by both a CNG kit and petrol.
The new Honda Amaze makes its mark as the first diesel car from the maker. Moreover, this marquee is the first car from Honda to be in the compact sedan segment, the one that is in demand of late. The diesel engine is a 1.5 litres affair and yields the best in class mileage figure of 25.8 Kmpl. In terms of safety, the sedan is loaded with state of the art features such as SRS airbags for the driver and co-passenger (except in the base variants), ABS and EBD et al.
As mentioned in the previous reply, Honda Amaze has two firsts for itself – the first diesel car and compact sedan from the portfolio of Honda. Its powerful engines can reach 100 Kmph from 0 in just 11.5 seconds (in petrol) and 12 seconds in diesel runs. The top speed garnered by the petrol variant comes to around 155 Kmph compared to 165 Kmph by the diesel ones. Mileage wise, the petrol trim yields a max of around 18 Kmpl followed by the CNG one at 23 Km/Kg and led by the best in class 25.8 Kmpl by the diesel ones.
This model line up and is equipped with all essential features for an enjoyable driving experience. It has been offered with height adjustable driver seat, while the rear seat comes with adjustable headrest for extra comfort. The air conditioning unit has a heater and pollen filter for purifying the cabin air. For in-car entertainment, the company has given it an advanced music system, which supports Bluetooth connectivity for pairing
the mobile phones.
Its 1.5-litre diesel power plant comes with a displacement capacity of 1498cc. It is integrated with four cylinders and sixteen valves using double overhead camshaft based valve configuration. It has the ability of churning out a maximum power of 98.6 bhp at 3600 rpm in combination with a peak torque output of 200 Nm at just 1750 rpm. The 1.2-litre petrol engine comes with a displacement capacity of 1198cc. engine has the ability of churning out a maximum power of 86.7bhp at 6000rpm.
The manufacturer has blessed this compact sedan series with an advanced music system, which is equipped with CD/MP3 player, USB port, Aux-in socket, Bluetooth connectivity and speakers for enhancing the ambiance of its cabin. The recently launched VX Option variant is blessed with an audio video
navigation system that features a large 15.7 cm touchscreen display. It supports maps, satellite based voice guided navigation and complete in-car connectivity
The company has given this car a full size spare wheel, which is affixed in the boot compartment with all other tools required for changing a flat tyre. It is a standard feature across all the variants. Apart from these, this compact sedan is equipped with a number of aspects like front fog lamps, keyless entry system, central locking, a high mounted stop lamp, day and night interior rear view mirror, rear doors with child safety locks, rear defogger and many other such aspects
This vehicle is built with an overall length of 3990mm along with a decent height of1505 mm. Its total width measures at 1680mm (excluding the outside mirrors), while the minimum ground clearance at 165 mm. However, this compact sedan has a long wheelbase of 2405 mm, which makes the cabin spacious from inside. It comes with a spacious luggage compartment of 400 litres and a fuel tank of 35 litres.
Honda with this very model has introduced a new compact version of sedan in the market. It is leading a huge sale for the company making it a new craze for all generations nationwide. The diesel model has a 1.5 liters engine and gives the best in class mileage of 25.8 km per liter. The top speed generated by the petrol variant is around 155km per hour as compared to the diesel variant which gives around 166. The car is loaded with much enforced safety features which includes SRS air bags for drivers and co passengers.
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