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Honda launches the 2021 Amaze from Rs 6.32 lakh

Gets minor design tweaks, Diesel trims get pricier by over Rs 1 lakh

The second largest selling sub 4 meter compact sedan gets mild updates for 2021. It continues with the same engine & gearbox options but prices have been hiked by a big margin.

Honda launches the 2021 Amaze from Rs 6.32 lakh
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The 2021 Honda Amaze has gone on sale in nine different trim levels. Both 1.2 petrol and 1.5 turbo diesel engines continue to remain on offer along with a choice of both manual and automatic gearbox options. While the petrol line up sees a hike of about Rs 10,000, the diesel trim levels have witnessed a steep hike of over a lakh in most cases. This means in terms of on-road pricing, users will have to pay almost Rs 2.5 lakh extra for the diesel Amaze over the petrol model. The new line up also sees the removal of the mid-level diesel CVT which was earlier on sale.

Honda launches the 2021 Amaze from Rs 6.32 lakh
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The new Amaze gets subtle design updates on the outside which are limited to the tweaked grille, headlamp and the LED set-up at both the ends. However, most of these changes are reserved for the top spec VX trim including the new alloy wheels. Tyre size remains unchanged. On the inside, Honda hasn’t changed much apart from adding minor features. These include silver accents on the dashboard and leather surrounds for the gear lever. Likewise, you also get chrome finish around the air vents. The Amaze continues to offer high levels of comfort and excellent space for 5 adults.

Honda launches the 2021 Amaze from Rs 6.32 lakh
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As you can see here, the petrol engine is offered in all three trims of E, S and VX with the CVT automatic being offered in the top two versions. Likewise, the diesel engine is also offered in all three versions but the CVT automatic is reserved for the VX trim. Engine output remains unchanged too with the 1.2 belting out 90 horses and offers a certified economy of 18.6 kmpl. The diesel on the other hand has an output of 100 bhp with the manual gearbox and 80 bhp with the CVT ’box. Economy for this stands out 24.7 kmpl. Comfort levels remain high on the Amaze and it offers reasonably good levels of dynamics on open roads.

Honda launches the 2021 Amaze from Rs 6.32 lakh
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The Honda Amaze competes with rivals like the Hyundai Aura and the Maruti Dzire. With a lot of buyers have starting opting for compact SUVs in the same price band, Honda has managed to ensure the Amaze enjoys a high demand in the market. Will the hiked prices for the diesel Amaze be a deterrent now? Let us drive the updated model and answer this question later this month...

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