The new Japanese light car is still available in three options: an entry-level Honda Jazz VTi, a mid-spec VTi-S and a top-spec VTi-L. These three variants are all equipped with a 1.5L naturally-aspirated 4-cylinder engine giving 118 hp and 145 Nm of peak torque as the outgoing model. However, a 5-speed manual transmission is only present on the VTi whereas a CVT transmission is exclusive to the VTi-S and VTi-L grades. Particularly, the range-topping model comes standard with steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters.
The 2018 Honda Jazz is still available in three options
As for exterior design, new stylized bi-LED headlamps, daytime running lights (for VTi-L only), and LED taillights are some striking features in the 2018 facelift in addition to a new set of 16-inch alloy wheels (for VTi-S and VTi- L).
In the cockpit, standard equipment carried over from the VTi base car includes a new 7.0-inch central color touchscreen displaying a satellite navigation system (on VTi-S and VTi-L) and a rear-view camera.
Regarding color options, a new Phoenix Orange now joins the color palette together with the existing Crystal Black, Brilliant Sporty Blue, Rally Red, Lunar Silver, Modern Steel, and White Orchid. Meanwhile, Vivid Blue and Attract Yellow seem to have been removed from the color list.
In the cockpit, the car comes with a new 7.0-inch central color touchscreen
No word on price from Honda Australia, but based on pricing for Sydney and Melbourne, the price of the 2018 Honda Jazz is expected to run from $16,990 (P684,445) to $26,368 (P1,062,239).
Hope that this light hatchback will soon make its way in our country! Latest updates on upcoming Honda cars can be found in our Complete guide to the Honda Philippines' local lineup.
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.