Compact sedan 2018 Honda Amaze is coming better and more aggressive than before. However, as usual, Indian market will host its premiere. Also, in this country Amaze is among the most popular vehicles. Reason is simple – great fuel economy and efficiency. With new facelift, it could attract more buyers than ever. On the other hand, this model is about to start new generation of sedan. In season 2018, Amaze will get modest changes, and few years after, major redesign is option. New generation brings new platform. Furthermore, it leads to more changes on the appearance.
2018 Honda Amaze redesign
With new concept, 2018 Honda Amaze will be lighter. Already efficient, this sedan offers even better mileage. Furthermore, significant improvements are on safety end. Few more airbags and updates on warning systems are enough to feel comfortable in ride. Exterior will get sharper lines and more aggressive hood. Chrome details on bold grille and refreshed headlights are the most notable parts. Nevertheless, bumpers and tail suffer minor tuning. No alloy wheels are coming for Amaze, but steel as material for base units. Inside, 2018 Amaze is sportier. New colors and upholstery refresh its look. Dashboard, audio and infotainment systems expect updates. Navigation is optional, while most of the controls could be made from steering wheel and touch-screen display.
2018 Honda Amaze engine
Same drivetrain for last model is going to be installed in 2018 Honda Amaze. That is 1.2-l 4-cylinder powertrain. This SOHC unit can make 90 hp and 80 lb-ft of torque, or 110 Nm. Other possibility is a diesel engine. This 1.5-l inline-four drivetrain is capable to produce 100 hp and 200 Nm (150 lb-ft) of torque. Diesel engine can offer better mileage, and emissions are cut. Hybrid version is also possibility for later release. All units are using 5-speed manual gearbox as main transmission. Second possibility is CVT.
2018 Honda Amaze release and price
Fans must wait to see new 2018 Honda Amaze in salons. Estimated release is late in 2018, and price around 6.5 lakhs, or $10,000. Models with more equipment have 9.5 lakhs price tag, or around $14,000. With exceptional mileage, this sedan is perfect choice for home budget.