Honda Jazz is the 6th model from Honda to comply with BS6 norms – Bookings opened earlier this month
Having already launched the Amaze, City, Civic, CR-V and WR-V in BS6 avatar, Honda is now getting ready to launch the Jazz BS6. Launch of the Jazz BS6 has been much delayed, largely due to the ongoing pandemic. But things are now getting better.
New Honda Jazz is the 6th car in the company lineup to meet BS6. Honda already started accepting bookings for the Jazz facelift via their online website as well as via their authorized dealers. Via online, booking amount is Rs 5,000. At dealership, amount is Rs 21,000.
Now, Jazz BS6 test drive cars have started arriving at dealerships. YouTube channel Ujjwal Saxena has managed to capture one such test drive Jazz BS6 variant at a dealer yard. The variant pictured here, is the petrol ZX top trim, which comes with electric sunroof.
2020 Honda Jazz BS6, in the premium hatchback segment, gets sportier updates as compared to its outgoing counterpart. It is updated with several class leading features, state of the art technology and updated safety equipment.
Its exterior updates include LED projector headlamps with integrated LED DRLs and position lamps, LED rear combination lamps a new signature LED rear wing lamp and ORVMs with integrated with LED turn indicators. The new Jazz also gets a high gloss black front grille with chrome accents and new front and rear bumpers.
The new Jazz interiors are updated with features such as a multi-function steering wheel with dual mode Paddle Shift (for CVT), touchscreen infotainment system Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility and automatic climate control. It receives cruise control, smart entry, push button start/stop which is offered both on Manual and CVT and is the only car in its segment to get One Touch Electric Sunroof.
Honda India noted that more customers opted for the petrol model, as compared to the diesel Jazz. Hence the new Jazz BS6 will be offered in petrol variants only. There will be no diesel Jazz on offer. Only engine option is the 1.2 liter i-VTEC petrol engine. This engine is capable of 89 hp power at 6,000 rpm and 110 Nm torque at 4,800 rpm. It is offered with 5 speed manual transmission or CVT options. This is the same engine and transmission option which is on offer with the new Amaze BS6.
Pricing has not yet been revealed, but Jazz BS6 is slated to be at a premium over current Jazz; which is priced between Rs 7.45 lakhs and Rs 9.40 lakhs. The Honda Jazz BS6 will compete against the Maruti Suzuki Baleno, Hyundai Elite i20, Toyota Glanza and Tata Altroz.