Honda Amaze for the African continent is made in India. For Africa, Honda Amaze has scored four stars for Adult Occupant Protection in the frontal crash test at 64km/h. The model tested is a 2019 RHD, 5 door sedan. Global NCAP did not reveal the kerb weight, but stated that the crash test weight is 1,173 kgs. Crash test weight includes the weight of crash test dummies (2 in the front, 1 child with child seat at back) and all the equipment and wiring that is needed to record the crash test data.
Honda Amaze adult protection to the driver’s and passenger’s head and neck was ascertained good. Driver and passenger chest receives adequate protection. Driver and passenger knee protection marginal as they could impact in dangerous structures behind the facia.
Bodyshell is rated as stable and is capable of withstanding further loadings. Footwell area is considered stable. The vehicle offers seatbelt reminder SBR as standard for driver. The model tested has 2 airbags. The adult safety rating for a max of 17.00, stands at 14.08 for Honda Amaze. Watch the crash test video of Honda Amaze below.
Safety equipment on offer include front seatbelt pretensioners for both front passengers, driver frontal airbag, front passenger frontal airbag, SBR for driver, ABS, and Isofix anchorages. The car does not feature side body airbags, side head airbags, or a driver kneebag.
While adult protection is in the green, child protection doesn’t fare well, at all. Using the child seats recommended by Honda, Amaze acquired a one-star rating for Child Occupant Protection. During safety testing, the child dummies contacted the interior of the car, pointing to evidence of head exposure, and probability of injury. Full report of crash test on Honda Amaze is as mentioned below.
Honda Amaze on sale in India is same as the Honda Amaze sold in South Africa. It has the same dimensions and kerb weight. Features too are almost same. Amaze is only sold with 1.2 liter petrol 5 MT and CVT in South Africa. In India, Amaze is also sold with a diesel 1.5 liter engine mated to 6 MT and CVT. Price of Honda Amaze ranges from Rs 5.9 lakhs to 9.6 lakhs, ex-sh.