PETALING JAYA: The new Honda Jazz is now open for bookings, Honda Malaysia announced today.
The new Jazz can be booked at all 90 authorised Honda dealers nationwide. The new Jazz, both petrol and Sport Hybrid versions is expected to hit the Malaysian market in Q2 2017 with the Sport Hybrid variant ready to be delivered to customers from Q3 2017 onwards.
The new Jazz Hybrid will be equipped with the Sport Hybrid system, making Honda Malaysia the only country outside of Japan to introduce Honda’s new intelligent Dual-Clutch Drive (i-DCD) Hybrid System.
The new Jazz Hybrid will be equipped with a new 1.5L DOHC i-VTEC engine combining 7-Speed Dual Clutch Transmission with integrated High Power Motor promotes superior acceleration with improved response resulting in sporty drive feel for the driver.
The Intelligent Power Unit (IPU) of the New Jazz Hybrid is made of Lithium ion (Li-ion) battery which has a higher capacity for better performance. The capacity of the IPU to withhold power for a longer period of time allows prolonged utilization of EV mode.
The combined horsepower of both the system and engine for the new Jazz Hybrid is at 137PS which is equivalent to 1.8L engine output.
The handling and agility of the new Jazz Hybrid was further enhanced by fine tuning done on the electric power steering to provide sportier handling and comfort during cruising.
The new Jazz (Petrol) variant is powered by 1.5L i-VTEC engine coupled with Continuous Variable Transmission (CVT) developed under Honda’s Earth Dreams Technology will feature new chrome front grille, new front and rear bumper design, dual tone colour alloy wheel and LED Daytime Running Lights for enhanced stylish outlook.
The Smart Entry and Push Start Button will be the standard feature across all variants. Half-leather seats and reverse camera will also be available for comfort and convenience.
Safety-wise, the new Jazz will come equipped with Brake Assist (BA), Anti-Braking System (ABS), Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA), Emergency Stop Signal (ESS), Hill Start Assist (HSA), 6 Airbags and ISO Fix.
Customers can visit any Honda dealers nationwide to place their booking or visit the Honda website here.