Honda Amaze 1.2 S MT (i-VTEC) - User Experience Review
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User Experience Review of Honda Amaze 1.2 S MT (i-VTEC)
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The prototype that we got to drive feaures the same interiors as seen in the Brio hatchback.
[UPDATE - Please note that the following review of the Honda Amaze is that of a protoypte version, which we got to drive in Japan. The extensive road test review of the India-spec model will be published shortly.]
The Honda Amaze that we drove was a prototype and therefore the interiors or the features may change on the actual production model, says Honda. The design of the dashboard is exactly similar to that seen in the Brio and has the same black-beige colour combination with a brown centre console. The instrumentation is exactly similar too.
The front seats have been carried forward from the Brio too. However, integrated headrests could make a sedan-buyer feel shortchanged. We hope the production model gets seats with adjustable headrests though. The backside of the front seats have knee-recesses, which frees up space at the back. The backseat has very good knee room and foot space. The underthigh support could have been better. The bench is flat but because its based on a small car, the seat is only good enough for two adults and a kid. Our test car also had a centre armrest. The seat backrest has a nice recline and integrated headrests, which should make long distance journeys comfortable.
The rear doors are longer than the Brio's and they open wide, allowing for easy ingress & egress. However the floor is low and the front seats are quite low, so older drivers could find it uncomfortable to get in and out of the car.
The Brio's interiors have a premium feel to them as compared to the competition and Honda Amaze is no different. In fact, the design of the interiors will play a very important role in snatching customers away the the Honda's rivals.
First Published on 08:54 pm, November 19, 2012