The facelifted Honda Jazz 2017 was officially launched at the ongoing 2017 GIIAS yesterday.
In fact, the facelifted Jazz and the RS model were premiered in Indonesia on July 25. However, at this launch, the vehicle made its appearance with a new look. Frankly speaking, we can’t take eyes off of this Jazz. The new RS trim level is finished in White Orchid Pearl and covered by elaborate red, black and gray decals. These stripes decals are present across the side of the hatchback and even run around the roof with a view to showing “Born to Race” theme of Honda at this year’s car event. What’s more, Modulo accessories are also fully equipped.
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The new RS trim level is finished in White Orchid Pearl and covered by elaborate red, black and gray decals
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Let’s take a closer look at this eye-catching hatchback. The Jazz now comes with a revised grille and front bumper, LED headlights along with LED daytime running lights. Particularly, a faux air diffuser at the back, a RS badging on the grille and boot lid in addition to a unique Phoenix Orange and black exterior paint color are exclusive to the latest variant.
A faux air diffuser at the back is exclusive to the RS variant
Inside, the most noticeable equipment is an 8-inch touchscreen display. As for powerplant, all grades use a 1.5 L SOHC i-VTEC 4-cylinder petrol engine churning out 118 hp at 6,600 rpm and a peak torque of 147 Nm at 4,600 rpm. Power is fed to the wheels via a 5-speed manual or a CVT.
The facelifted Honda Jazz is priced from Rp 232,500,000 (P882,395) while the Jazz RS is a bit more expensive with a price tag of Rp 262,500,000 (P996,252). Latest updates on upcoming Honda cars can be found in our Complete guide to the Honda Philippines' local lineup.