The new-generation 2020 Honda Jazz has been launched in the Japanese Market at a starting price of Rs. 10 lakh. Read ahead to know more.
The new 2020 Honda Jazz has been launched in the Japanese market as the Honda Fit. The car has been priced around 19,97,600 to 21,86,800 Yen, which is equivalent of Rs. 10.13 to 14.22 lakh.
The 2020 Honda Jazz is available in petrol and petrol-hybrid variants. The former employs a L13B 1.3-litre naturally-aspirated engine that makes a maximum power of 98 PS and a peak torque of 118 Nm. The motor comes mated to a CVT and 4WD system is available as an option. The hybrid powertrain comprises a LEB-H5 1.5-litre naturally-aspirated four-cylinder petrol engine that works in tandem with an electric generator motor, an electric propulsion motor, a Lithium-ion battery and a fixed-gear transmission. The combined output stands at 109 PS and 253 Nm, while the single fixed-gear ratio transmission is more compact than a planetary eCVT that is employed by most hybrid vehicles.
The equipment list of the new 2020 Honda Jazz (Fit) is also quite impressive. It gets LED headlamps, LED fog lights, LED taillamps. It is also offered with16-inch alloy wheels. On the inside, we get 9-inch touchscreen infotainment system, leather-wrapped two-spoke steering wheel with mounted controls, leather seat upholstery, and a 7-inch digital instrument cluster.
The new Honda Fit is available in five different variants- Basic, Home, Ness, Crosstar, and Luxe. All these variants, except for the Crosstrar, are only different in terms of equipment. The Crosstar is a crossover hatchback version. Apart from that, you have plenty of choices for exterior as well as interior colours. There are plenty of practical features available here, like a rotating seat for the front passenger, which aids ingress and egress for the elderly and differently-abled.
In terms of dimensions, the new 2020 Honda Jazz measures around 3,995 mm in length, 1,695 mm in width, and 1,515 mm in height. The wheelbase of the car is 2,530 mm long. It is not yet known if the Fit will be launched in the Indian market as the new Honda Jazz. If launched in India, the car will compete against Maruti Baleno, the upcoming next-gen Hyundai i20, and the recently-launched Tata Altroz.