Honda Amaze crosses Its Target Of 4 Lakh Sales
The Honda Amaze has reached a significant milestone as it has hit the total sales benchmark of 4,00,000 units over two model generations.
The Honda Amaze, launched back in April 2013, was India’s first sub-four-meter compact sedan for the carmaker. The Honda Amaze the second generation was introduced in 2018-five years after the first release of the brand.
Interestingly, while the first-generation Amaze clocked a cumulative 2.6 lakh units on the Indian market, the second-generation model has so far garnered sales of 1.4 lakh units as per the product, thus bringing the overall tally of Honda Amaze crosses its target of 4 lakh sales on the domestic market in a time frame of just over seven years.
The Honda Amaze is currently available in its BS6 guise with a 1.2-liter, four-cylinder, naturally aspirated petrol engine which makes 90hp and 110Nm torque. A 1.5-liter, four-cylinder, the turbo-diesel engine is also available which produces 100hp and 200Nm torque. All engines can be fitted with either a 5-speed manual or a CVT-automatic gearbox, but when combined with the CVT, the power output of the diesel decreases to 80hp and 160Nm.
Tier-I markets have contributed to approximately 44 percent of the Amaze ‘s total volumes, according to Honda, while Tier-II and Tier-III combined drive 56 percent of its revenue.
Furthermore, with the increasing trend towards automatic transmission models among customers, the share of automatics in the Amaze has also increased from 9 percent in the first-generation model to more than 20 percent in the second-generation currently on sale.