Honda Cars India today announced introduction of BS-6 compliant version of its popular family sedan Honda Amaze. Powered by 1.5L i-DTEC diesel engine in both manual and CVT versions, Honda Amaze will be the first BS-6 compliant diesel model from Honda in the market. BS6 Honda Amaze gets advanced exhaust gas after-treatment system with NSC (NOx Storage Catalyst) and DPF (Diesel Particulate Filter) to meet the challenging target of particulate matter (PM) and nitrogen oxide (NOx) emission in case of diesel engines. Honda’s original Silver Thin Coated DPF (STC-DPF) enables reduction of PM combustion time by 40% compared to the conventional DPF.
Amaze is currently Honda’s largest selling model in India. Presently available in its 2nd generation, Amaze was conceptualized keeping in mind the ever-evolving needs and aspirations of the young Indian consumers. The contemporary sedan offers One- Class-Above-Sedan experience with its bold design, sophisticated & spacious interiors, outstanding driving performance, advanced features, and safety technologies. The cumulative sales of Amaze in India since April 2013 is 3.9 lakh units, out of which, the 2nd Generation has contributed 1.3 lakh units since its launch in May 2018.
Commenting on the launch Mr. Rajesh Goel, Sr. Vice President & Director, Marketing and Sales, Honda Cars India Ltd, said, “Honda is committed to bring its latest and advanced environment friendly technologies to the Indian market and today we have introduced BS-6 version of our largest selling model Honda Amaze. It will be available in both Petrol and Diesel. Amaze will be our first BS-6 diesel model in India offering most powerful performance in the segment with best balance of fuel economy.”
The company has been selling BS-6 compliant Honda CR-V Petrol and Honda Civic Petrol since their launch in Oct’18 and Mar’19 respectively. The BS-6 compliant Honda City Petrol was introduced in December 2019.