Upcoming Honda Jazz in India – Waiting for the launch AutoPortal India
Honda Cars India is all set to bring in the much anticipated new generation Jazz on the 8th of July.
The new model will be made available in both petrol and diesel guise. The diesel version of the hatchback will be powered by the same 1.5-litre i-DTEC engine that also does duty on the Honda Amaze and Honda City. This engine churns out a maximum power output of 98 bhp and 200 Nm of peak torque. The petrol version will get a 1.2-litre i-VTEC engine that develops 86.8 bhp of power and 109 Nm of torque. The new model will come in both automatic and manual version. However, only the petrol model will feature the automatic gearbox, while diesel variant will get the manual transmission.
While the petrol version takes less than 13 seconds to cross 100 kmph mark from standstill, the diesel model accelerates to 100 kmph from rest in less than 15 seconds.
With an excellent trunk capacity of 400-litres, the Upcoming Honda Jazz in India will offer the best-in-class boot space. The next generation model will have around 160-165 mm of ground clearance, thus making it handle the un-even roads quite smoothly.
The petrol model of the car is likely to be priced in the range of Rs. 4.7 lakh – Rs. 7 lakh, whereas the diesel version is likely to be tagged around Rs. 5.5 lakh – Rs. 7.50 lakh.
The Honda Jazz 2015 comes equipped with several passive and active safety features. The vehicle is expected to get several safety components including airbags (passenger and driver), anti-lock braking system (ABS) with BA (brake assist), EBD, engine immobiliser and others.
The Upcoming Honda Jazz in India has a wheelbase of 2580 mm, which makes it the most spacious car in its league. The premium hatchback is 3900 mm long, 1695 mm wide and 1535 mm high.
Based on Honda’s immensely popular “Man Maximum Machine Minimum” philosophy, the hatchback offers quite a spacious cabin. Coming to the features, it will come equipped with touch screen system with navigation, three-spoke steering wheel with audio controls mounted on it. The fabric quality is top notch and it offers an excellent leg, head and knee room space for front and rear passengers.
The Jazz will launch in five variants each for the petrol and diesel fitted with a manual transmission. The petrol CVT though will come in two variants only – S and V.
The Honda Jazz, when launched will see competition from cars like Maruti Swift, Hyundai i20 and Volkswagen Polo.
The expected price for the Honda Jazz could be in the range of Rs. 4.5 to 8 lakhs.