Honda’s first diesel product, Amaze would be country’s most fuel-efficient car with a mileage of 25.6 kilometres/ litre.
The four diesel options come in priced band of Rs.5.99-7.60 lakh, whereas 6-petrol trims would be available at Rs.4.99-7.50 lakh. The petrol option has a 1.2 litre i-VTEC engine.
Its manual transmission delivers a fuel economy of 18 km/litre, while the automatic offers 15.5 km in every litre. Amaze is Honda’s first diesel car developed for the Indian market.
Honda Cars India President & CEO H Kanayama said that Amaze is the most strategic models developed by the company for Indian and has the possible to become its largest selling model given the customers preference shifting towards diesel fuel.
He said that “We are confident of its success. We have worked on aggressive localization overcoming many challenges in terms of timelines, technology and costs to bring Amaze at an attractive and affordable price. Amaze as been developed keeping in view the Indian customer need. It is Honda’s answer to Indian customer’s demand for diesel and should have a strong acceptance.”