2018 Honda Jazz to receive new 1.5L i-VTEC engine in Europe

Updated Sep 28, 2020 | Same topic: Most Updated Car Concept

After being launched in Thailand and in the Philippines, the Euro-spec Honda Jazz 2018 will be more powerful with an all-new engine.

Expected to be introduced at 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show next month, the B-segment hatchback from Honda now gets subtle revisions in both exterior and interior.

2018 Honda Jazz

Up front, the Honda Jazz 2018 is decorated by a new front fascia. To be specific, the hatchback receives the “Solid Wing Face” grille design with tapered headlights. Besides, the front bumper looks sharpers and the fog lights are also reshaped.

Alongside the exterior changes, Honda also offers customers a new variant named “Sport”. In fact, this is Europe’s version of the RS; however, it looks sportier thanks to some tweaks such as a new aero splitter at the front bumper as well as a diffuser at the rear combined with outstanding red pinstriping. Notably, the new trim features a new set of 16-inch sleek black alloy wheels.

angular rear of the 2018 Honda Jazz

The front bumper looks sharpers and the fog lights are also reshaped

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Inside, while all the seats are highlighted by red stitching, the leather steering wheel and the gear knob are adorned with the orange ones. Stand equipment include heated seats, cruise control, automatic headlights and especially, City-Brake Active safety system. Additionally, touchscreen infotainment system, keyless entry and start, reverse camera, lane departure warning, forward collision warning and traffic sign recognition are available for all trims.

interior of the 2018 Honda Jazz

While all the seats are highlighted by red stitching, the leather steering wheel and the gear knob are adorned with the orange ones 

In particular, it’s worth mentioning a new 128-hp 1.5L i-VTEC 4-cylinder engine which is exclusive to the range-topping Dynamic grade. The Japanese automaker says that this engine also meets the Euro 6 emissions standard with an average CO2 emission of 124g/km. The new engine will be mated to a CVT whereas lower variants will come with 100-hp 1.3L i-VTEC 4-cylinder unit, paired with a 6-speed manual transmission.

Latest updates on upcoming Honda cars can be found in our Complete guide to the Honda Philippines' local lineup.

angular front of the 2018 Honda Jazz

The 2018 Honda Jazz now gets subtle revisions in both exterior and interior

>>> The facelifted Honda Jazz 2017 has been introduced at 2017 GIIAS. Click here to see more images of the new hatchback.

Know more about Honda Jazz 2021

Honda Jazz

<p>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.</p>

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