Next gen Honda Amaze production to begin in June 2018 – Report

Posted on: Apr 1, 2016 - 2:55pm IST

Production volumes estimated at around 105,000 units per annum.

According to Autocar Professional, Honda Cars India will commence production of the next generation Honda Amaze from June 2018. It is currently being developed in Japan, and expected to feature a plethora of exterior and interior improvements.

2016 Honda Amaze 1.2 VX (facelift) front three quarter toe in First Drive Review
The next gen Amaze is currently being developed in Japan, and expected to feature a plethora of exterior and interior changes.

The Honda Amaze is one of the company’s top selling products in the country, pushing an average of around 5,500-6,500 units a month. With this in mind, as well as the expected growth in the sub-4m sedan segment, the company is, reportedly, estimating a production rate of around 105,000 units per annum.

The next generation Honda Amaze will likely source the changes from the next gen Honda Brio, which is expected to arrive in 2017. As of now, technical details are scarce, although the report suggests that Honda will increase their focus on safety so as to meet mandatory safety norms that will come into effect by 2019-2020.

2016 Honda Amaze 1.2 VX (facelift) old vs new front First Drive Review
In March, Honda introduced a much-needed facelift for the Honda Amaze.

Also Read: 2016 Honda Amaze 1.2 VX (facelift) – First Drive Review

On March 3, Honda introduced a much-needed facelift for the Honda Amaze, where changes were limited to visual, gearbox and build quality upgrades. It is priced from INR Lakhs 5.29 – INR 8.19 Lakhs (ex-showroom).

2016 Honda Amaze 1.2 VX (facelift) – Image Gallery

[Source: Autocar Professional]

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