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Honda Cars India has finally launched the new Honda Amaze facelift in India priced between INR 5.30 lakh– INR 8.20 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The face-lifted version receives extensive exterior and interior updates along with a completely new cabin. While the new Amaze gets new visual updates, the engine specifications remain the same. The new Honda Amaze gets a CVT transmission in the petrol variant. The sub-meter segment has been continuously growing with new entrants like the Tata Kite 5, Volkswagen Ameo, Ford Figo Aspire etc to name a few. Read More: Honda Amaze 2016 Facelift Variant wise Price Comparison with Swift Dzire, Xcent, Zest and Figo Aspire Also Read - Govt To Give Rs 3000 Crore Credit To Serum Institute, Rs 1500 Crore To Bharat Biotech To Boost Vaccine Production

Design
As compared to the old model, the new Honda Amaze looks refreshing with the addition of a new dual-slat chrome grille, muscular front bumper with integrated fog lamps and wider air-dam. The side profile remains unchanged for most parts while it gets sharp lines and creases similar to the outgoing model. The car rides on 15-inch petal design alloy wheels. The rear section of the new Amaze is flanked by a newly designed tail lights while the boot-lid features wrap around chrome garnish bar connecting the tail lights. The boot-lid features the Amaze branding, engine badges while the Honda insignia is placed at the centre. Also Read - Match Highlights CSK vs RR IPL 2021: Clinical Chennai Super Kings Beat Rajasthan Royals by 45 Runs

Interiors
The Amaze features an all-new soft-touch dual-tone dashboard, automatic climate control with digital display, touchscreen infotainment music system with Bluetooth connectivity, steering mounted audio and telephony controls and 3D speedometer with Multi-Information Display.

As compared to the old model, the new Amaze gets touchscreen automatic climate control as compared to the manual air-con system with twist knobs. The dashboard features rectangular air-con vents as opposed to the round ones in the old version. The new Amaze also gets a new instrument cluster with blue-accentuated dials while the touchscreen satellite navigation has been dropped.

The Amaze gets dual SRS airbags as an option on the base variant while ABS with EBD is standard on the base diesel variant. The Amaze comes with the Honda Connect App for complete safety & convenience. Also Read: Honda Amaze the best CVT automatic in India

Engine Specifications
The Honda Amaze is powered by a 1.2-Ltr i-VTEC petrol engine that pumps out 88bhp of maximum power and 109Nm of peak torque, while diesel variant is powered by a 1.5-ltr i-DTEC diesel engine that produces 99bhp of power and 200Nm of peak torque. Transmission duties are done by a 5-speed manual gearbox while the petrol variant is also offered with a CVT automatic transmission. An interesting thing to notice is that the automatic petrol variant delivers a slightly better mileage than the manual petrol variant. The new Honda Amaze delivers a mileage of 18.1kmpl for the petrol CVT variant as against the previous model that delivered 15.5kmpl, while it delivers 17.8kmpl for the petrol manual variant. The diesel variant of the car delivers an excellent mileage of 25.8kmpl.

Verdict
With the introduction of so many new features in the mid-life facelift, the new Honda Amaze has introduced itself as a very strong contender in the sub-compact sedan segment. The car now looks more appealing and is fairly priced. Backed with the Honda after sales service and the decent service network, the new Honda Amaze is a lucrative deal for customers willing to buy a compact sedan.