For buyers in Japan, Honda is not offering a diesel option. The three engine options on offer are two of petrol and 1 hybrid. Base petrol model is the Jazz F. It is powered by a 1.3L i-VTEC generating 100 PS and 119 Nm torque. It is available in both manual (5 speed) and automatic transmission option. With auto CVT gearbox, it delivers a mileage of 26 kmpl. In manual gearbox option, it delivers 21.6 kmpl, while with all wheel drive auto gearbox, you get 19.8 kmpl.
Speaking about the Jazz L, this one is powered by a 1.5L i-VTEC delivering 132 PS power and 155 Nm torque. This one too is offered with a CVT auto gearbox with 21.8 kmpl mileage. In a sporty RS avatar, you can opt for a 6 speed manual or an auto-box with pedal shifters. Jazz S is the hybrid variant. Powered by 1.5L petrol engine and electric motor, this one delivers a mileage of 36.4 kmpl via 7 speed dual clutch automatic transmission. Combined power output rating stands at 137 PS. This one is only offered in one trim with front wheel drive.
Features of the new Jazz include capacitive touch screen, rotating front seat, InterNavi system, state of the art music system, Hill Start Assist, City brake active system, Vehicle Stability Control system, HELPNET (this one is similar to Ford EcoSport Emergency Assistance- on Airbag deployment, the car call’s emergency services for help using connected phone), new design language, new chassis, and much more. The production is scheduled to start in November this year.
A total of 11 colors will be on offer, 5 of them completely new. Vivid sky blue pearl [HYBRID only (new color)], attract Yellow Pearl (new color), Premium White Pearl, Milano Red, Light Beige Metallic (new color), tinted silver metallic (new color), Brilliant sporty Blue Metallic (new color), premium Northern Lights Violet Pearl, Alabaster Silver Metallic, Crystal Black Pearl, Sunset Orange II (RS-only color) light beige metallic and, attract Yellow Pearl.