According to auto leaked pictures and information from dealerships, Honda Jazz 2018 will be debuted in India this July, on 19th to be more exact. Though this restyled Honda Jazz does not witness major styling changes, some subtle upgrades both outside and inside have transformed this model into a much more fashionable auto.
Honda Jazz 2018 facelift experiences subtle cosmetic changes
Talking about its exteriors, Honda Jazz 2018 facelift will have tweaked LED headlamps like the Honda City design while a “Solid Wing Face” grille coupled with a more vivid “H” car badge all make up its brand new fascia. In addition, a revised front bumper and compatible tweaked tail lamps are also introduced to fit the overall design.
Looking into interiors, the general theme stays unchanged with the classic black shade. The most noteworthy change is the replacement of 5-inch touchscreen infotainment with a 7-inch Digipad 2.0 version, supported by Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
The 7-inch touchscreen infotainment is presented
Till now, there is no update on changes of engine and gearbox type. Honda Jazz 2018 facelift is highly likely to use the same transmission as available modern Honda products, using a manual gearbox. The model probably runs on either petrol or diesel with different sets of figures. For the petrol variant, it uses a 1.2L i-VTEC engine paired with a CVT or 5-speed transmission to produce 90 PS with a peak torque of 110 Nm. The other adopts a 1.5L i-DTEC engine which can reach 100 PS and 200 Nm at max thanks to the aid of a 6-speed gearbox.
The official price tag of this restyled auto has yet to be revealed. However, suggested retail prices for available Honda Jazz variants range from $14,990, about P800,000 to nearly P1,100,000. Please refer to the table below for the latest price of the Jazz currently marketed in the Philippines:
|Model||SRP 2017||SRP 2018||Difference|
|Honda Jazz 1.5 V MT||P799,000||P847,000||P48,000|
|Honda Jazz 1.5 V CVT||P849,000||P893,000||P44,000|
|Honda Jazz 1.5 VX Navi CVT||P949,000||P985,000||P36,000|
|Honda Jazz 1.5 RS Navi CVT||P1,029,000||P1,058,000||P29,000|
>>> Related: Complete guide to the current PH-market Honda Jazz
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Know more about Honda Jazz 2022
The Honda Jazz 2022 is a discontinued model in Honda Cars Philippines, Inc.'s (HCPI) lineup which used to compete in the hatchback segment. Honda Jazz 2022 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.