Japanese automaker, Honda has announced that its all-new Amaze has crossed 50,000 sales mark in just 5 months since its launch in mid-May 2018. The new Honda Amaze has received an overwhelming response from buyers and is currently contributing to 50% of total Honda sales during April-Sept 2018. This is fastest 50,000 sales number recorded by any new model launched by HCIL in India.
The company claims that the all-new Amaze has attracted more than 20% first time buyers. The car has been well received across markets with 40% sales from Tier 1 cities and 30% each from Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities. Also See – Upcoming Honda Cars
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Speaking on the success of All New Amaze, Mr Makoto Hyoda, Director, Sales and Marketing, Honda Cars India Ltd said, “The overall concept of All New Amaze was to develop a one-class-above sedan for Indian family use that exceeds the expectations of customers in the compact sedan segment. The response to the car with 50,000 sales in 5 months is overwhelming. The advanced CVT technology has found very strong acceptance among customers with 30% of Amaze customers opting for automatic variants in petrol and diesel.” Also See – Honda Amaze 2018 Review
The new Honda Amaze sub-4 meter sedan is based on an all-new platform, which is claimed to be versatile, stiffer and safer than the previous Brio’s platform. This platform helps the automaker to create more space inside the cabin. The new Amaze is available with 2 engine options – 1.2-litre i-VTEC petrol and 1.5-litre i-DTEC diesel. The oil burner offers two states of tunes – 98.6bhp with 200Nm in manual version and 78.9bhp with 160Nm in CVT version. On the other hand, the petrol version derives its power from the tried & tested 1.2-litre i-VTEC engine that churns out 88.7bhp of power and 110Nm of torque. The new Amaze’s petrol version delivers an ARAI certified fuel economy of 19.5kmpl in Manual and 19.0kmpl in CVT. On the other hand, the diesel variants with manual and CVT gearbox offer a claimed mileage of 27.4kmpl and 23.8kmpl, respectively.