Honda Cars India has silently introduced a new "SX" variant of Honda Amaze with added safety features in India. The new SX variant is positioned above the "S" variant and is being offered in both petrol and diesel guise. while the petrol SX is tagged at Rs. 6.22 lakh, the oil burner is tagged at Rs. 7.12 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
The Honda Amaze SX feature front dual airbags in addition to the features available in “S” variant. Additionally, ABS (Anti Locking Braking System), which comes as standard equipment in all variants of Diesel Amaze, is now introduced in newly introduced Petrol “SX” variant apart from the top grade Petrol “VX”. The complete range of the Amaze has been expanded and is available in 12 variants - E, EX, S, SX (New) & VX (Petrol and Diesel) and S AT & VX AT (Petrol only).
Announcing the new variant, Mr. Jnaneswar Sen, Senior Vice President, Marketing & Sales, Honda Cars India Ltd said, “Honda Amaze has witnessed great success in Indian market by selling more than 60,000 units ever since its launch in April 2013 and has been a game changer for Honda. It is our constant endeavour to study customers’ needs & aspirations and introduce features that enhance the overall ownership experience. We are pleased to introduce “SX” variant of the Amaze with added safety features. The S variant has been the most popular variant in the Amaze range and with the addition of SX variant, we are confident that this new variant will appeal and bring delight to the customers seeking safety features at the volume range.”
Honda Amaze is powered by a 1.5-litre i-DTEC diesel engine that churns out a maximum power output of 98bhp. Returning a whooping 25.8kmpl of mileage, it is the country's most fuel efficient compact sedan. The petrol version gets the 1.2-litre i-VTEC engine produces 84bhp.