Update: The wait is finally over as the much-anticipated new Honda Jazz is here. Honda pulled the wraps off its new Jazz on Wednesday, 8 July, at a grand event in India.
The premium hatchback Jazz from the house of Honda has been welcomed.
All new third gen Honda Jazz has been priced at ₹ 5.30 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).
Key Features of New Honda Jazz
LED rear combination lamp, sleek headlight and front grille, LED tail lamp, 15 inch alloy wheels, rear camera with three views, Driver seat adjuster, Front console box
Seven external body paints and two interior colour themes- Premium beige and exclusive Sporty black theme
The bookings for new Honda Jazz are underway in India with a down payment of ₹21,000 and the model is expected to go on sale at ₹5.5 lakh (ex-showroom).
From what we know so far, Jazz will come with 1.2-litre i-VTEC petrol engine that powers Amaze and Brio, and can generate power of 90bhp with a torque of 110Nm at 4,800rpm and 1.5-litre i-DTEC diesel motor that can pump 100PS of power and 200Nm torque.
The transmission will be taken care by either a 5-speed manual or a CVT with paddle shifters in petrol variants and 6-speed manual transmission in diesel Jazz. While Honda petrol Jazz promises to give a mileage of 19kmpl, the diesel variant is rated to return a mileage of 27.3kmpl.
Previous leaks indicated that the model will be offered in five variants like City — E, S, SV, V and VX — and will be available in seven body paints: Sunset Orange, Urban Titanium Metallic, Carnelian Red Pearl, Orchid White Pearl, Taffeta White, Golden Brown Metallic and Alabaster Silver Metallic.
Honda Jazz E trim is expected to come with power and tilt-adjustable steering, driver seat-belt and key-off reminder, LED high-mounted stop-lamp, LED tail lamps and power-windows on four doors.
The features of Honda Jazz S is speculated to include ABS with EBD (CVT and diesel), rear windshield defogger, chrome front lower grille, body-coloured door handles and ORVMs, 8.9cm audio system with 4 speakers, steering-mounted audio controls, electrically-adjustable ORVMs, rear parcel shelf and central locking.
Honda Jazz SV trim is likely to get driver and passenger airbags, front fog-lights, rear micro-antenna, instrument cluster with LCD and Blue back light, outside temperature display, centre console with premium black gloss finish, 12.7cm display audio system and hands-free telephone control on steering wheel.
In addition to the features of Honda Jazz SV, the Jazz V model is rumoured to include alloy wheels, turn indicators on wing mirrors, leather-wrapped steering wheel and gear knob, auto AC with touch controls, paddle shifts (CVT only) and electric folding OVRMs.
The top-end trim Honda Jazz VX is expected to house features such as front and rear mudguards, 15.7cm touchscreen AVN system, DVD and navigation, black-seat upholstery, seat back pocket, 60:40 seat back, ear seats multi-utility modes and rear-seat reclining.