Honda will showcase the fourth-gen Fit which is also known as the Jazz in the Indian market at the Toyota Motor Show.
Honda Fit was launched in India under the name Jazz. The hatchback is well-received by the Indian customers. The ongoing model available in the Indian market is of the third generation. However, it is quite well known that the international fourth-gen Fit is under development. The new Honda Fit was spotted undergoing road tests recently. Moreover, in a recent press release, Honda has announced that it will introduce the production-ready version of the new Jazz at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show next month.
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Honda Fit will come with a new petrol engine in the US market
As per press release, Honda confirms it will take the wraps off the Honda Fit (Jazz) at the upcoming automobile show. No further details are available. However, according to some reports, US-spec Honda Fit is likely to get a new 1.0-litre turbocharged engine that produces a maximum power of 125 PS. It is suggested that the Europe-spec Honda Fit will receive a hybrid engine.
Unlike other conventional hybrid systems, Honda Fit’s hybrid setting comprises of two electric motors. The launch of hybrid Fit is in line with Honda’s new plan for electrifying its European production line-up completely by 2025. On the other hand, the existing India-spec Honda Jazz is available with two engine options, 1.2-litre petrol and a 1.5-litre diesel engine. It is likely that the new-gen model will come with the new 1.0-litre petrol engine like in the US market. The new-gen Honda Jazz is expected to go on sale in the international market in 2020. The launch of the new model in India is likely to happen in late 2020 or in early 2021.
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The new Honda Jazz might be launch in 2020 in India
In general, the new-gen Honda Jazz retains the overall silhouette of the existing model. That being said, there are still a lot of changes happening on the front-end. In some spy pictures, the new Honda Jazz seems to sport a sharper design with a more dominant grille, larger windshield, and rounded headlights. It is also expected that the new Honda Fit will get a more spacious interior space. At the Toyota Motor Show, Honda will also showcase other cars like the new-gen Accord, new NSX, N-Box Kei car and Freed minivan alongside a wide variety of two-wheelers. Read more car news at IndianAuto.com