The automatic variants of Dzire is cheaper than Amaze but Honda is offering CVT transmission with paddle shifters
Honda officially launched second generation of Amaze in India at Rs. 5.59 lakh (Ex-Showroom). The Amaze is based on a completely new platform and the company has adopted a new design for the Amaze which gives it a premium look compared to the plain design of the previous model. Honda has also given lots more features and Amaze is the first model in its segment to come with CVT automatic transmission.
In this article, we are comparing the price of Amaze against the segment leader Dzire. Maruti introduced the new generation of Dzire last year and like the Amaze, the Dzire also got a new platform. Both these models come with diesel and petrol engines options with automatic transmission. The Dzire and Amaze comes in four variants and automatic option is available in middle variants only.
The Amaze variant lineup is E, S, V and XV while the Dzire is L, V, Z and Z+. The base petrol variant of Amaze is Rs. 3901 more expensive than Dzire and this gap increases on the diesel base variant to Rs. 13,001. Both these models come with dual airbag and ABS with EBD as standard on all variants but Honda offers more features in base variant like rear parking sensors, power windows and advanced meter console.
The second variant of Amaze is again priced at a premium of Rs. 5900 for the petrol and Rs. 15,000 on the diesel variant. This variant of both these models are evenly matched in features but the Amaze get shark fin antenna instead of regular antenna on the Dzire. The price difference between both these models is coming down on the top two variants.
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The Z petrol variant of Dzire is Rs. 3901 cheaper than Amaze and the diesel variant by Rs. 13,900. Again if we look at features, both these models are head to head with almost similar features. The big difference is on the top end variants as Amaze petrol model is cheaper by Rs. 38,099 compared to Dzire and Rs. 28,100 on the diesel variant.
The top end variants of both these models come with almost similar features and the only standard out feature on Amaze is cruise control which the Dzire doesn’t get it but Honda doesn’t offer leather wrapped steering wheel. The automatic variants of Dzire is cheaper than Amaze but Honda is offering CVT transmission with paddle shifters which is much more advanced than the AMT Maruti is offering with Dzire.
Honda Amaze is powered by 1.2 L i-VTEC engine producing 89 bhp and 110 Nm of torque and the 1.5 L i-DTEC engine puts out 99 bhp and 200 Nm of torque. The Dzire is also powered by 1.2 L K-Series engine producing 82 bhp and 113 Nm of torque and the 1.3 L DDiS engine produces 74 bhp and 190 Nm of torque.
Maruti has able to make Dzire more efficient as it is the most fuel efficient car in the country with 28 kmpl for diesel and 22 kmpl for petrol. The Amaze is not far behind with 27.4 kmpl for diesel and 19.5 kmpl for petrol.
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