Honda Cars India has launched BS6-compliant Honda Jazz in the country. It gets refreshed looks along with a new flagship grade named ZX. Prices for the updated Jazz premium hatchback start from Rs 7.50 lakh (ex-showroom) and go up to Rs 9.74 lakh (ex-showroom). In terms of exterior design, the 2020 Honda Jazz comes with several refinements including a new chrome accentuated high gloss black grille, LED headlamps (Inline Shell) with DRL, LED fog lamps, signature rear LED wing light and newly-designed front and rear bumpers. There’s also a ‘segment-exclusive’ one-touch electric sunroof.
Commenting on the launch of 2020 Jazz, Gaku Nakanishi, President & CEO, Honda Cars India Ltd., said, “It gives us immense joy to launch the refreshed new Jazz. Besides giving the Honda Jazz a stylish and sportier makeover, the introduction of segment-exclusive Sunroof will add a new dimension to the car and make it stand out in the segment. The overwhelmingly spacious cabin in a hatchback form with loads of premium features make the new Jazz an absolute best and we are confident that it will be well-appreciated by our customers”.
On the inside, there’s a new soft touchpad dashboard, cruise control, automatic climate control with touchscreen control panel, steering mounted audio, telephony and voice controls, push start/stop button with white and red illumination and Honda Smart Key System with keyless entry. The updated Jazz comes with a massive 354-litre of cargo space, which is the segment best.
Honda has equipped the BS6 Jazz with the familiar 1.2-litre i-VTEC petrol engine in both five-speed manual and seven-speed CVT variants. It delivers 89bhp@6000rpm 110Nm@4800rpm. Claimed fuel economy stands at 16.6kmpl. While the CVT’s claimed fuel economy is 17.1kmpl. Once again, the updated Jazz gets steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters in CVT variants.
Adding to the aesthetics and convenience of the 2020 Jazz is the Digipad 2.0 – Honda’s infotainment system. The seven-inch touchscreen infotainment system comes with smartphone connectivity through Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, newly introduced Weblink and a host of advanced functionality like voice command, messages, Bluetooth handsfree and wireless infrared remote. On the safety front, the facelifted Jazz gets dual front SRS airbags, ABS with EBD, multi-view rear camera, rear parking sensor, driver side window one-touch up/down operation with pinch guard and more.
Furthermore, the 2020 Jazz is available in three grades – V, VX and ZX in Petrol in both transmissions. Those interested can choose from five different colour options – Radiant Red Metallic, Lunar Silver Metallic, Platinum White Pearl, Modern Steel Metallic and Golden Brown Metallic. Also, it comes with a standard three-year/unlimited kilometres standard warranty. There’s also the added convenience of booking the updated Honda Jazz from the comfort of your home through Honda’s online sales platform ‘Honda from Home’.