Engine, Specification & Performance:
Honda Amaze will be packed up with 1498cc displacement producing, 1.2 litre petrol mill or 1.5 litre i-DTEC diesel engine mated with 5 speed manual transmission capable enough of producing decent maximum power and pretty fine torque. If you’re planning for petrol based sedan it is not for you as the petrol variant won’t be getting launched that soon.
Ford Ecosport is expected to come loaded with direct-injected, turbocharged, 1.0 litre petrol engine with 3 cylinder system offering a maximum power of 120PS and 170Nm of maximum torque at 1500RPM. The diesel variant is expected to use 1.5 litre of Duratorq engine capable of producing 90BHP of power. The engines will be mated with 5 speed manual transmission.
Honda Amaze diesel interior will be neat, clean, simple and straightforward. Cabins will be spacious enough to accommodate 5 people well. You get fine leg room and enough knee room, tall passengers needn’t worry, it promises to be comfortable to all irrespective of their height.
Ford Ecosport 2013 interior has a real chic designing though a bit of borrowing form Fiesta! It is spacious in true terms even if it is a 5-seater; it is far more in the space quotient. The boot also has enough room for your stuffs to be carried for vacation. And of course, all possible comforts come added to it.
Amaze is an amazingly attractive sedan with elegance in the looks and sportiness in the frame. It is both tough and delicate at the same time. Though there is much resemblance with Honda City in it, there is no doubt it will capture many hearts in the very first look.
Ecosport on the other hand is a style clad machine with rock solid appearance. It is a confidence inspiring, action invoking compact SUV that will surely get the attention of all the buyers looking for a strong vehicle suitable for the city roads as well as off road driving without occupying a really lot of space.
Safety & Handling:
Amaze safety features will not disappoint you either. It will come packed up with best braking system with ventilated disc brakes on the front and drum brakes for the rear. You get Anti-Lock Braking system, Electronic Brake Force Distribution system and of course the Brake Assist. The airbags, central locking and other safety features make it a really safe and secure car.
Ecosport safety features are no less fascinating. It is the easiest and best car to drive anywhere in the city or a highway. It comes loaded with disc brakes on the front and drum brakes on the rear. The suspensions are just the apt, and with its mind blowing ground clearance, it is just the thing you’d like to drive. It offers you Dual airbags for the passengers in the front as well as side curtain airbags. Coming to its safety, you then have Electronic Stability Program, Rear Parking Sensors, Anti Lock Braking system, Electronic Brake Force Distribution and Hill Launch Assist, all of which make it super safe to drive.
Mileage & Pricing:
Amaze is expected to offer a fuel economy of 15 to 16kmpl in the city and 19 to 20kmpl on the highways. It may come tagged with a price between 6 to 8 lakh INR.
Ecosport at the same time promises an overall fuel economy of 18kmpl. Price is still to be announced but can be expected between 7 to 9 lakh INR.