Being one of the most popular subcompact hatchback type vehicles, Honda Jazz is the most efficient and perfect ride. It comes with four diesel and a diesel engine and currently has five variants in total. With the redesigned bumper, winged grille, alloy wheels, and LED Daytime Running Lights. Jazz is available with Manual transmission and CVT depending on the variant of choice. The modifications are Honda Jazz V MT, Honda Jazz V CVT, Honda Jazz VX Navi CVT, Honda Jazz RS Navi CVT, and the base Honda Jazz Sport CVT. Inside the car, a 7-inch touchscreen unit with Bluetooth connectivity, a cruise control option, speed-sensing door locks, and an automatic air-conditioning system to make both the passengers and driver super comfortable during a ride. Jazz is equipped with a five-seater car chair and space for your accessories and luggage. It has a length of 4035 mm, the width of 1694 mm and ground clearance of 150 mm. The wheelbase is 2530 mm. Fuel consumption can be at 28.60 kmpl, depending on the variant. Currently, on the Philippine market, third-generation Jazz is only available in three variants. The price starts at 933,00 PHP. In the latter half of 2020, the fourth generation of Jazz is expected to enter the market.
In June of 2014, Honda launched the Jazz series with the third generation models and became popular in the Philippine market. Car enthusiasts surely love the lineup since the RS variant is a first in the local market.
It is powered by a 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine and has 120 PS and 145 Nm of torque, which is available on all variants. With a fantastic aesthetic design and powerful engine. Inside is a quality fit and finished cabin with spacious legroom for all types of passengers.
Recently revealed for the European market, Jazz 2020 now has an official international version, which looks very different for the third generation models.
On the outside look, Jazz has a wide variety of colors to choose from, Phoenix Orange Pearl, Brilliant Sporty Blue Metallic, Modern Steel Metallic, Rallye Red, Lunar Silver Metallic, and Taffeta White are the color options for Jazz.
The third-generation has the brand's grilled wing. Besides, carbon fiber printed body kits boost the car's style and sporty looks. RS Jazz design has a set of 16-inch alloy in black. RS variants have LED guidelines and LED headlights installed, while other options are equipped with projector halogens.
The exterior also has a power-adjustable rearview mirror, ventilated discs front brake, and a rear spoiler.
On the inside, Jazz has one of the most classy and spacious interiors. The straight forward layout has accessible options and driver's control.
Honda Jazz has one of the best settings configuration and flexibility, allowing buyers to maximize the cabin space. Standard fabric upholstery is also installed inside.
A surfboard can fit inside the car, and this is one of the best selling traits of Jazz. The surfboard can fit inside, given the seats and backrests are folded accordingly.
A large infotainment screen and conventional controls, with touch-sensitive and climate control options, can also be seen inside. It also comes with a large circular speedometer in a digital display.
Technology & Safety Features
Aside from the 7-inch touchscreen infotainment navigation system mentioned above, it also has USB auxiliary input and HDMI connectivity capability.
The vehicle has a keyless entry system. The touch panel controls the air-conditioning system, and six speakers' (front and back) sound systems are also features of Jazz.
Honda Jazz safety features include a crash sensor, day and night rearview mirror, front and side-impact beams, door ajar warning, and engine check warning system.
This vehicle has driver and passenger airbags, child safety locks, Electronic Brakeforce Distribution or EBD, anti-lock braking system. The front and rear seat belts have a warning system.
Platform & Chassis
Jazz has a hybrid engine option with reliable performance and excellent and less fuel consumption.
Honda Jazz is a subcompact car with a five-door hatchback style body chassis. Front brakes have ventilated discs, and the rear wheels are drums. The struts of this car are an independent McPherson with a stabilizer. The rear beam is also equipped with an H-beam torsion with a stabilizer.
The steering column is tilt and telescopic while the turning radius is at 5.1m.
Transmissions are continuous variables with front-wheel drive type. Jazz curb weight is at 1095 and a towing capacity of 800 for brake and 450 for unbrake.
Engine & Drivetrain
It was categorized in Honda's Global Small Car platforms layout, which Jazz shares with other Honda car models—powered with a 1.5-liter chain drive four-cylinder and 16-valve SOHC engine with fuel injection program. It produces 118 hp and 145 Nm of torque to the front wheels using the Earth Dream CVT system.
Depending on the variant, the Honda Jazz has a mileage range of 18.2 to 27.3 kmpl.
There is no noticeable lag when going on from a full stop. The quick reaction and handling wise, Jazz stability functions and maneuverability are also one of the selling points in the market. The suspensions are also intact.