Back in the past, the Honda Fit EV (dubbed Honda Jazz in our country) has gone through a short-lived history since its launch in 2012 when Honda decided to phase out this model just a few years later. Now, 2018 comes as a year for EVs and car manufacturers constantly transfer to electrification, it seems that the Fit EV could make its return.
According to the latest car news from the Nikkei Asian Review - a Japanese newspaper, Honda will set up a partnership with Contemporary Amperex Technology to produce related technologies and batteries to be applied for a new electric model.
It seems that the Fit EV could make its comeback
The forthcoming EV will make its debut in China and other markets in 2020. Exact names of the car in other markets will be announced later. Keep updated with upcoming Honda cars in our Complete guide to the Honda Philippines' local lineup. For now, if you want one, the best option is to opt for a used Honda Fit 2018.
The aforementioned EV is said to be developed from the ongoing Honda Fit. This would make the unnamed EV of Honda more affordable with a predicted cost to be about 2 million yen (equivalent to around P960,400). Honda also expected to sell 100,000 units of the all-new EV every year, perhaps making it become the best-selling EV of the brand.
The forthcoming EV will make its debut in China and other markets in 2020
At present, there hasn’t any official technical details of the Honda Fit EV-based model. It is expected to run a maximum of 300 km for a full charge. If you are into this car, you can check out Honda Fit 2010 for sale here.
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Know more about Honda Jazz 2023
The Honda Jazz 2023 is a discontinued model in Honda Cars Philippines, Inc.'s (HCPI) lineup which used to compete in the hatchback segment. Honda Jazz 2023 Philippines price that ranges from Php 918,000 to Php 1,090,000 through the model's three variants. Powering the Jazz is a 1.5-liter Chain Drive SOHC i-VTEC 4-cylinder gasoline engine that is capable of delivering 118 hp and 145 Nm of torque. Only an Earth Dreams Technology Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) is the available transmission option.
Dimensions-wise, the Jazz is 4,035 mm long, 1,694 mm wide, and 1,524 mm high, with ground clearance and wheelbase rated at 150 mm and 2,530 mm, respectively. This Japanese hatchback used to compete against the likes of the Suzuki Swift, Mazda2 Hatchback, and Toyota Yaris.