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Honda has bought 5,00,000 models of the Amaze in 9 years | Autocar India

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The Amaze is the one diesel automobile with a CVT gearbox on sale presently.

Honda has bought 5,00,000 models of its compact sedan, the Amaze, since its launch in 2013 – the gross sales milestone consists of each generations of the Amaze. The made in India Amaze is constructed at Honda’s Takpura, Rajasthan plant and can be exported to different nations.

  • CVT-equipped Amaze solely accounts for 9 % of complete gross sales
  • 60 % gross sales are from tier 2, tier three cities

The Amaze is the one automobile within the compact sedan section that gives a CVT computerized gearbox, whereas rivals supply solely AMTs. Equally, whereas the Amaze will get petrol and diesel engine choices, rivals solely supply petrol and CNG powertrains.

Honda Amaze: powertrain desire traits

Honda mentions that when the Amaze launched in 2013, solely a 3rd of the vehicles bought had petrol powertrains. By the point the second era was launched in 2018, a huge 72 % of gross sales had been for the petrol variations.

In 2022, the petrol-powered Amaze accounts for 93 % of the full gross sales of the automobile. A attainable cause for the decline within the diesel’s gross sales may very well be attributed to the truth that most small automobile patrons at the moment are preferring petrol-powered vehicles. 

Initially, the CVT gearbox-equipped Amaze solely accounted for 9 % of complete gross sales, which has since elevated to over 30 % in 2022.

The Amaze has turn into common amongst youthful patrons, as Honda mentions that just about 40 % of the shoppers are first-time automobile patrons. Moreover, gross sales in tier 1 markets quantity to 40 % of complete gross sales, whereas tier 2 and tier three cities have a mixed market share of 60 %.

Honda Amaze: powertrain and rivals

Honda’s compact sedan is powered by a 90hp, 110Nm, 1.2-litre petrol engine and a 100hp, 200Nm, 1.5-litre turbocharged diesel engine. Each could be had with both a 5-speed guide gearbox or a CVT computerized gearbox, however the diesel-powered Amaze solely produces 80hp and 160Nm when coupled with the CVT.

The Amaze competes with different compact sedans just like the Maruti Suzuki Dzire, Hyundai Aura and Tata Tigor

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