MFC Buying Guide - Honda Jazz
Honda had first launched the Jazz in India back in 2009 when the car was in its second generation worldwide. Back then, the car maker was running a petrol only line-up and as a result, the Jazz featured a 1.2 litre i-VTEC petrol engine. Now in its third generation, the all new Honda Jazz is available in both of petrol and diesel variants to compete in the growing premium hatchback segment of the Indian car market.
Must Read: MFC Buying Guide - Honda Brio
The new Honda Jazz is as tall and wide as the older version however, it is longer by 55 mm and features a wheel base that is increased by 30mm. The increased length of this car helps increase the overall cabin space and comfort levels. As for the design, the layout of the cabin is quite similar to the Honda City. In terms of features, Honda is offering two different infotainment systems based on the trim. While the entry level models come with a 5 inch display for the rear camera and audio system with USB and Bluetooth connectivity, the top trim models come with a fancier 6.2 inch touch screen display with navigation and DVD playback functions.
Must Read: MFC Buying Guide - Honda City
Unlike the earlier version, the all new Jazz is being offered with both petrol and diesel engine options. Honda is offering the much appreciated 1.2 litre i-VTEC petrol and the new 1.5 litre i-DTEC diesel motor. While the petrol model is available with either a 5 speed manual or a CVT automatic transmission, the diesel model gets a 6 speed manual transmission similar to that of the new City. While the petrol driven Jazz makes 90bhp of output and 110Nm of peak torque, the diesel model generates an output of 100bhp and a good 200Nm of highest torque.
Must Read: MFC Buying Guide - Honda Amaze
With the introduction of this new model, Honda is offering stiff competition to the other premium hatchbacks such as the Hyundai Elite i20, the Volkswagen Polo and the all new Maruti Suzuki Baleno.
Get the Mahindra First Choice advantage! Sell Car Online in just 3 Easy Steps!
Post Your Car Details > Get the Best Price for your Car > Get Paid in 48 Hours
Image Source - Google