The Honda Amaze compact sedan launch for India at Delhi was yesterday, 11th April 2013 followed by a Mumbai launch.The price list here varies slightly with the Amaze i-VTEC petrol ex-showroom Mumbai available for Rs 5.35 lakh (E MT). The petrol variants are priced as follows, EX MT for Rs 5.61 lakh, S MT for Rs 6.02 lakh, VX MT for Rs 7.05 lakh, S AT for Rs 7.07 lakh, and VX AT at Rs 8.00 lakh. The much awaited Honda Amaze i-DTEC diesel sedan price for ex-showroom Mumbai is as follows. E MT for Rs 6.49 lakh, EX MT for Rs 6.74 lakh, S MT for Rs 7.07 lakh, and VX MT for Rs 8.01 lakh.
The price list for ex-showroom Thane is as follows. Amaze i-VTEC petrol is available for Rs Rs 5.10 lakh (E MT) onward. The petrol variants are priced as follows, EX MT for Rs 5.35 lakh, S MT for Rs 5.73 lakh, VX MT for Rs 6.72 lakh, S AT for Rs 6.74 lakh, and VX AT at Rs 7.62 lakh. The much awaited Honda Amaze i-DTEC diesel sedan price for ex-showroom Mumbai is as follows. E MT for Rs 6.18 lakh, EX MT for Rs 6.42 lakh, S MT for Rs 6.74 lakh, and VX MT for Rs 7.64 lakh. The company has already opened its order books and judging from number of bookings received, even prior to launch, it indicates that the vehicle will be quite a hot seller in the country.
Honda Cars India Limited (HCIL) is also introducing a special maintenance package, added warranty and exciting exchange offers. Besides this, the company top executives have also been busy conducting home visits to first time buyers and buyers of the Honda Brio hatchback to draw their attention to the attractive features and to the fact that the Honda Amaze is the company’s first offering with a diesel engine.
Honda is entering a new segment with this entry level sedan with a diesel engine. This is a growing segment in India which has seen immense growth in the recent past and which is expected to help the company to see increased sales. Honda Amaze in a sub 4 meter category will take advantage of lower excise duties. The Amaze is being introduced both with petrol and diesel options. It has already been launched in markets across Thailand though only in its petrol guise. Amaze boasts of higher fuel efficiency, more interior space and added boot space. It is based on the same platform as the Brio and has been developed exclusively for Asian markets as it rolls out from the company plant in Greater Noida.