Honda Amaze 2018 Vs Maruti Dzire Vs Hyundai Xcent — Design, Specs, Features, Mileage & Price

By Sukesh

The new Honda Amaze 2018 was launched at a starting price of Rs 5.59 lakh ex-showroom (India). The new Amaze features an all-new design language with premium design elements. The new Amaze also gets several segment-first features. The new Honda Amaze was first unveiled at the Auto Expo 2018.

The compact sedan segment is extremely popular in India and the Honda Amaze 2018 will face fierce competition from the likes of Maruti Dzire and the Hyundai Xcent.

Honda Amaze 2018 Vs Maruti Dzire Vs Hyundai Xcent Comparison: Design, Specifications, Features, Mileage & Price

Planning to buy a compact sedan and confused between the new Amaze, Maruti Dzire and Hyundai Xcent? We bring you the detailed comparison between the Honda Amaze 2018, Maruti Dzire and Hyundai Xcent on design specifications, features, mileage and price.

Honda Amaze 2018 Vs Maruti Dzire Vs Hyundai Xcent Comparison: Design, Specifications, Features, Mileage & Price

Design

The new Honda Amaze 2018 gets an all-new design language as compared to the current-gen model. The front end of the sedan features a prominent chrome strip flanked by angular headlamps. The front bumper is sharp and houses the fog lamps on either end.

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    The side profile of the new Amaze sports a character line which connects the headlamp and the tail lamp. The rear profile of the sedan features a C-shaped tail light cluster connected by a thick chrome strip running across the boot.

    Honda Amaze 2018 Vs Maruti Dzire Vs Hyundai Xcent Comparison: Design, Specifications, Features, Mileage & Price

    The Maruti Dzire features an elegant design language with a front end design similar to the new Swift hatchback. The front fascia of the sedan features a new hexagonal grille with chrome inserts, newly designed headlamp and revamped bumper with blacked-out fog lamp housing.

    Honda Amaze 2018 Vs Maruti Dzire Vs Hyundai Xcent Comparison: Design, Specifications, Features, Mileage & Price

    The side profile of the Maruti Dzire features a similar design as compared to the outgoing model. The Dzire also gets new alloy wheels and ORVM integrated turn indicators. The rear end of the Maruti Dzire features new tail light cluster and chrome strip running across the boot.

    Honda Amaze 2018 Vs Maruti Dzire Vs Hyundai Xcent Comparison: Design, Specifications, Features, Mileage & Price

    The Hyundai Xcent follows the company's Fluidic design language. The front fascia of the Xcent features Hyundai's signature cascading grille, sharp headlamps and aggressively designed bumper with fog lamps, LED daytime running lights and a black strip connecting the fog lamp housing.

    Honda Amaze 2018 Vs Maruti Dzire Vs Hyundai Xcent Comparison: Design, Specifications, Features, Mileage & Price

    The side profile of the Hyundai Xcent sports a shoulder line running across the door handles and goes all the way up to the tail light cluster. The sedan also gets black cladding on the lower part of the doors. The rear profile features a split tail light cluster, chrome strip on the boot and black cladding on the bumper.

    Overall Design Rating

    Honda Amaze 2018: 8.5/10
    Maruti Dzire: 8/10
    Hyundai Xcent: 7.5/10

    Honda Amaze 2018 Vs Maruti Dzire Vs Hyundai Xcent Comparison: Design, Specifications, Features, Mileage & Price

    Features

    The new Honda Amaze 2018 comes loaded with features such as multi-function steering wheel, cruise control, engine start/stop button, paddle shifters for CVT gearbox and floating Digipad infotainment system. Other features include power folding ORVMs, shark fin antenna and alloy wheels.

    Honda Amaze 2018 Vs Maruti Dzire Vs Hyundai Xcent Comparison: Design, Specifications, Features, Mileage & Price

    The Maruti Dzire is loaded with features such as SmartPlay touchscreen infotainment system, flat-bottom, leather-wrapped steering wheel, rear AC vents and rear armrest. Other prominent features include LED projector headlamps with DRL, electrically adjustable ORVMs and dual-tone alloy wheels.

    Honda Amaze 2018 Vs Maruti Dzire Vs Hyundai Xcent Comparison: Design, Specifications, Features, Mileage & Price

    The Hyundai Xcent comes equipped with an infotainment system with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and MirrorLink, engine start/stop button, electrically adjustable and foldable ORVMs. Other features include rear seat armrest with cup holders, leather-wrapped steering wheel, shark fin antenna and alloy wheels.

    Overall Feature Rating

    Honda Amaze 2018: 8/10
    Maruti Dzire: 8/10
    Hyundai Xcent: 7.5/10

    Honda Amaze 2018 Vs Maruti Dzire Vs Hyundai Xcent Comparison: Design, Specifications, Features, Mileage & Price

    Safety

    The new Honda Amaze 2018 is expected to equipped with safety features such as dual front airbags, ABS and EBD as standard across the variants. The new Amaze might also get parking sensors with camera and seat belt warning.

    Honda Amaze 2018 Vs Maruti Dzire Vs Hyundai Xcent Comparison: Design, Specifications, Features, Mileage & Price

    The Maruti Dzire comes with standard safety features such as river and passenger airbags, ISOFIX anchors for child seats at the rear and ABS with EBD.

    Honda Amaze 2018 Vs Maruti Dzire Vs Hyundai Xcent Comparison: Design, Specifications, Features, Mileage & Price

    The Hyundai Xcent comes equipped with safety features such as dual airbags at the front as standard across all the variants and ABS as an option.

    Overall Safety Rating

    Honda Amaze 2018: 8/10
    Maruti Dzire: 8/10
    Hyundai Xcent: 7/10

    Honda Amaze 2018 Vs Maruti Dzire Vs Hyundai Xcent Comparison: Design, Specifications, Features, Mileage & Price

    Engine Specifications, Gearbox And Mileage

    The new Honda Amaze 2018 is expected to draw power from the existing 1.2-litre petrol and 1.5-litre diesel engine. The petrol engine produces 88bhp and 109Nm of torque and the diesel engine is good for 100bhp and 200Nm of torque.

    Honda Amaze 2018 Vs Maruti Dzire Vs Hyundai Xcent Comparison: Design, Specifications, Features, Mileage & Price

    Both the engines are mated to a 5-speed manual, a 6-speed manual and an optional CVT gearbox with segment-first paddle shifters. The manual petrol and diesel variants are expected to return a mileage of around 15kpl and 23kpl, respectively. The automatic models might return a mileage of 16kpl and 25kpl for the petrol and diesel, respectively.

    Honda Amaze 2018 Vs Maruti Dzire Vs Hyundai Xcent Comparison: Design, Specifications, Features, Mileage & Price

    The Maruti Dzire draws power from a 1.2-litre petrol and 1.3-litre diesel engine. The petrol engine produces 82bhp and 113Nm of torque and the diesel engine churns out 73bhp and 189Nm of torque.

    Both engines are mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox with an AMT gearbox as an option. The petrol model returns a claimed mileage of 22kpl and the diesel variant delivers a mileage of 28.4kpl.

    Honda Amaze 2018 Vs Maruti Dzire Vs Hyundai Xcent Comparison: Design, Specifications, Features, Mileage & Price

    Powering the Hyundai Xcent is a 1.2-litre petrol and diesel engine producing 82bhp and 114Nm of torque and 74bhp and 190Nm of torque, respectively. Transmission options include a 5-speed manual and 4-speed automatic gearbox.

    Honda Amaze 2018 Vs Maruti Dzire Vs Hyundai Xcent Comparison: Design, Specifications, Features, Mileage & Price

    The manual and automatic variant of the petrol model returns a claimed mileage of 20.14kpl and 17.36kpl respectively. The diesel model delivers a mileage of 25.4kpl.

    Overall Engine Rating

    Honda Amaze 2018: 8.5/10
    Maruti Dzire: 8/10
    Hyundai Xcent: 8/10

    Honda Amaze 2018 Vs Maruti Dzire Vs Hyundai Xcent Comparison: Design, Specifications, Features, Mileage & Price

    Pricing

    The new Honda Amaze is expected to be launched in India in May 2018 with a price tag of between Rs 5.5 lakh to Rs 9 lakh ex-showroom.

    The Maruti Dzire is priced in the range of Rs 5.56 lakh to Rs 9.43 lakh depending on the variant. All prices are ex-showroom (Delhi).

    The Hyundai Xcent carries a price tag of Rs 5.46 lakh to Rs 8.57 lakh ex-showroom (Delhi) depending on the variant.

    Honda Amaze 2018 Vs Maruti Dzire Vs Hyundai Xcent Comparison: Design, Specifications, Features, Mileage & Price

    Verdict

    The new Honda Amaze 2018 features an all-new design and brings in segment-first features. If Honda gets the pricing right, the new Amaze could be one of the best compact sedans in India.

    On the other hand, the Maruti Dzire is the best-selling compact sedan in India with an affordable price tag and a host of features. If you are looking for a car with a right mix of performance, features and low maintenance cost, the Dzire should be your choice.

    Honda Amaze 2018 Vs Maruti Dzire Vs Hyundai Xcent Comparison: Design, Specifications, Features, Mileage & Price

    The Hyundai Xcent is the smallest car among the three and it would be a perfect car for city commutes. Equipped with a host of features and with its affordable price tag, the Xcent offers a great value for money.

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