HONDA JAZZ QUICK REVIEWS:
The Honda Jazz is a hatchback that puts space and practicality above all. 2018’s model saw a rejig of the features and equipment list, and the 2020 update saw removal of the diesel engine due to low demand. Now the brand offers just the 1.2-litre petrol engine.
The Honda Jazz is one of the longest hatchbacks in its segment. It also has ‘Magic Seats’ in which the front seats can be tilted to fold horizontally and merge with the rear seat to form a flat bed for one person.
The model gets high gloss black grille with chrome accents. Depending on the variant the car gets LED headlamps with DRLs and LED fog lamps. The rear section gets signature LED wing light. The car also gets one touch electric sunroof.
Honda Jazz gets a new soft touchpad dashboard, cruise control, auto AC with touchscreen control panel, multi-information combi meter with LCD display and Eco Assist ambient rings. The hatchback gets a seven-inch advanced touchscreen audio, video and navigation system. Along with ample space for the occupants, the hatchback also offers generous boot space.
Let us know the car in details.
Dimension and capacity:
The Honda Jazz is 3989mm in length; the width is 1694mm; the height is 1544mm with a ground clearance of 165mm unladen and a wheelbase of 2530mm. This car comes with a boot capacity of 354 liters. The passenger capacity of Honda Jazz is 5, along with five doors. The Kerb weight is 1085kg.
Engine and Transmission:
This car is equipped with a 1.2 i-DTEC petrol engine. The petrol engine comes with a displacement of 1199cc. The car is available in automatic transmission. The max power is [email protected], and the max torque is [email protected]. The four cylinders have 4 SOHC valves. This car has an engine that is automatically transmitted with Front Wheel Drive (FWD) type. The gearbox speed is 7 of Honda Jazz.
Fuel and performance:
Honda Jazz’s engine is a petrol engine with a mileage of17.1kmpl per ARAI. The car can hit a top speed of 165kmph. The fuel tank capacity is 40 litres. BS VI is the Emission Norm Compliance of Honda Jazz.
Suspension, steering, and brake:
Honda Jazz is designed keeping in mind the passenger’s comfort with MacPherson Strut, coil spring suspension in front and Torsion Beam Axle, coil spring suspension in the rear. It also has an electric steering wheel with Tilt steering column. The steering gear is Rack & pinion. The brake type in front is disc and rear are drum. The turning radius of the car is 5.1m.
The safety of the passengers is the top priority of any car manufacturing company. Keeping that in mind and following the rules laid down by the government, the company has introduced all the necessary safety measures in the car.
The driver panel has a central locking key meant for the doors, and each door has a power lock. The anti-lock braking system is the top safety feature of Honda Jazz. In addition, children’s safety is managed by child safety locks on all doors.
There are two airbags in this car, the driver airbag, and the passenger airbag.
The rear seats are safe with seat belts. There is a rear seat belt warning on the desktop to indicate the driver’s safety. The car’s body is kept safe with both side and front impact beams. The Door Ajar warning does not let the engine of the car start unless all the doors are properly locked.
The driver’s seat is adjustable. There is also a crash sensor safety device in the car which slows or stops the car when it detects any collision.
The driver can check the condition of the engine in the engine check monitor before commencing the journey. The headlamps are automatic, which means it automatically switches on and off depending on natural light. The tire pressure monitor keeps the driver aware of the condition of all the tires.
There is a rear camera that helps the driver to park the car without looking at the mirror. A new feature that has been added is the Driver’s window is an Anti-Pinch Power Window.
Comfort and convenience:
The steering of Honda Jazz is power generated. The front and windows are power windows. There is air condition for summer and a heater for winter in this car. The steering is adjustable according to the height of the driver. The trunk opener is remote-controlled. There is a light in the trunk for better sight.
Jazz has an indicator in the dashboard which blinks when the fuel is low. The headrest in the rear and front are adjustable. There is an armrest in the center of the rear seat.
There are cup holders in front to hold your favorite hot or cold drinks. The dashboard has a navigation system and rear parking sensor.
The Jazz’s dashboard is equipped with an engine start/stop button and a voice control system. There are USB chargers both in front and rear. Parking sensor are present rear for smooth parking.
Price and Variant:
Variant Ex-showroom price On-road price
V (Petrol) (Base model) Rs. 7.65 lakhs Rs. 8.58 lakhs
VX (Petrol) Rs. 8.35 lakhs Rs. 9.35 lakhs
V CVT (Petrol) Rs. 8.75 lakhs Rs. 9.79 lakhs
ZX (Petrol) Rs. 8.98 lakhs Rs. 10.06 lakhs
VX CVT (Petrol) Rs. 9.35 lakhs Rs. 10.46 lakhs
ZX CVT (Petrol) (Top Model) Rs. 9.89 lakhs Rs. 11.06 lakhs
The amounts are rounded up and will vary as per the location and state.
The Honda Jazz is available in five beautiful colors and they are Platinum White Pearl, Radiant red Metallic, Lunar Silver Metallic, Modern Steel Metallic, and Golden Brown Metallic.
The Platinum White Pearl and Lunar Silver Metallic are in demand among the buyers, and are among the top selling colors.
The car is competing with the Maruti Suzuki Baleno, Toyota Glanza, Tata Altroz, Hyundai i20, and Volkswagen Polo.
Let us first go through the pros and cons sighted by the experts.
- The best Hatchback in India, strong build quality, comfort driving. Suspension of the car is good and the engine gives a decent mileage. The car is the best-selling car in India with all required safety measures.
- The car is awesome and it surely gives off the feel of luxury if you want comfort. The car is absolutely to go for. The style of the car can be improved.
- Honda Jazz CVT has got a smooth engine drive. The car has more space at the rear seat. It looks big inside. The car’s interior has a premium look with good speakers. AC works well, the car gets cool faster even without rear AC vents. The pros of the car is it has got a poor ground clearance and low pickup at starting.