Honda India had made an announcement regarding a milestone which they've achieved with one of their popular models, the Amaze. The Amaze was launched in the year 2013 and Honda India has sold 4-lac units of the Amaze ever since.
Honda claims to have sold 2.6-lac units of the first generation Amaze from 2013 to 2018. The first generation car also went through a facelift in its lifespan of 5-years. The second generation of the Amaze was launched in May 2018 and Honda has sold 1.4-lac units of the same.
Honda claims that 42% of the Amaze customers were first-time car buyers. They also claim that Tier 1 cities account for 44% of the total Amaze sales, while Tier 2 and 3 cities account for 56%. 9% of the first-gen cars sold were equipped with an automatic transmission, while that figure increased to 20% for the second-gen Amaze.
The BS6-complaint Amaze was launched in January this year. It is powered by a 1.2-litre petrol engine producing 89 BHP @ 6,000 rpm and 110 Nm @ 4,800 rpm and a 1.5-litre diesel engine that makes 99 BHP @ 3,600 rpm and 200 Nm @ 1,750 rpm. Both engines are offered with a 5-speed manual or a CVT. The diesel CVT variant produces 79 BHP @ 3,600 rpm and 160 Nm @ 1,750 rpm.