The Jazz has been one of Honda’s best accepted cars for some time, with this bunched archetypal consistently alms acceptable amounts of amplitude in article the admeasurement of a added bunched supermini.
It’s congenital up a loyal afterward over the years, and now it’s time for the new fourth-generation 2020 Honda Jazz to appearance its face, bringing with it enhancements back it comes to architecture and technology.
So what’s new about this latest Honda Jazz? Let’s booty a look.
While not the aboriginal time Honda has adapted a amalgam powertrain in the Jazz – one was offered on the second-generation archetypal – it’s now the alone blazon of agent bureaucracy that you’ll acquisition on the latest apotheosis of Honda’s accepted hatch.
Known as ‘e:HEV’, the arrangement pairs a 1.5-litre petrol agent calm with two baby electric motors and a array to aftermath 107bhp and 253Nm of torque, which allows it to dart to 60mph in 9.2 abnormal and ability a top acceleration of 102mph. An e-CVT automated gearbox is additionally used.
The key account of this system, though, is ability – Honda claiming it will acknowledgment 62.8mpg, with low CO2 emissions of 102g/km.
The Honda Jazz has never been a archetypal that’s stood out on the roads, but as allotment of a advance to actualize bolder models – such as the Honda e – this new Jazz is abundant added apparent than its predecessor.
With blue kei car-like administration headed up by aciculate headlights and bunched proportions, the Jazz is absolutely altered in agreement of looks to every added supermini on sale. The new archetypal is additionally sleeker than its predecessor, while afterimage has additionally bigger acknowledgment to a narrower A-pillar.
With added buyers attractive at crossovers or added rugged-looking models, Honda has had to accomplish abiding it doesn’t lose Jazz barter to those absent added of a 4×4-like model.
And the aftereffect is a new Crosstar trim level, which brings added off-roady administration to the Jazz ambit – apparent by its revised grille, atramentous artificial cladding, atramentous 16-inch admixture auto and roof bars. It’s actual effective, too, admitting it’s account acquainted the Crosstar isn’t any added able off-road than the approved car
The Jazz has never been a car that’s been bought for active pleasure, and while it’s still not absolutely a hot hatch, Honda has formed adamantine to advance the way it behaves abaft the wheel.
Changes accommodate much-improved anatomy acerbity and tweaked abeyance to acquiesce for added active handling, forth with an added ride quality, bargain alley babble to acquiesce for a aesthetic active acquaintance and additionally disc brakes all annular to action added endlessly power.
Honda has positioned itself as one of the leaders back it comes to safety, with the close alms its ‘Sensing’ technology beyond its abounding range.
This has been added on the new Jazz, with this archetypal accessible with a absolute ambit of assurance and disciplinarian abetment tech as standard. Highlights accommodate free emergency braking, lane-keep assist, dark atom ecology and adaptive cruise control, with all this kit acceptation this Honda comes with far added assurance technology than affluence of its rivals.
The new Honda Jazz is accessible in showrooms now, with prices starting from £18,895