Honda Amaze facelift to launch on March 3 – IAB Report

Posted on: Feb 20, 2016 - 9:40am IST

Honda’s second best selling model in India.

Indian Autos Blog understands that the Honda Amaze facelift will be launched in India on March 3, 2016 in New Delhi. Honda Cars India has scheduled a press conference, but have kept the product details a secret.

2016 Honda Amaze facelift leaked
The Honda Amaze facelift gets minor design updates including a new chrome grille. Image – GaadiWaadi

The Amaze facelift, as revealed via a spyshot, brings minor cosmetic changes for Honda’s second-best selling vehicle in the country. Designers have given the Maruti Dzire-rival a new chrome grille and front bumper among other expected changes to the rear and interior.

The interior is expected to get the Honda BR-V-derived dashboard with a new instrument cluster, redesigned AC vents, automatic climate control and a touchscreen AVN system.

2016 Honda Mobilio facelift dashboard
The new dashboard design has already found its way in the BR-V and Mobilio in the Indonesian market.

The Honda Amaze facelift will continue to be powered by the 1.2-liter i-VTEC petrol engine and the 1.5-liter i-DTEC diesel engine, though these four-cylinder units could be tuned for better fuel economy. The i-VTEC engine develops 88 PS and 109 Nm of torque, whereas the i-DTEC outputs 100 PS and 200 Nm of torque. Where the diesel engine is available with a 5-speed manual gearbox only, the petrol gets the option of 5-speed manual and automatic gearboxes.

Also read: New Honda Civic hatchback teased for Geneva Motor Show

The Honda Amaze is currently priced at INR 5.26-7.86 lakhs for petrol and INR 6.24-8.29 lakhs for the diesel, ex-Showroom, New Delhi.

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