In order to provide an update to the current generation of the Jazz premium hatchback, Honda Car India will soon introduce its facelift avatar in our country. Globally, called the Honda Fit, its new iteration has now been officially revealed in Japan. Going by the images so released, it becomes clear that the 2017 Honda Jazz, with this facelift gets minor design tweaks with majority of its aesthetic features remaining the same as before.
Talking about the changes, the 2017 Honda Jazz gets a slightly modified front grill which has been re-positioned, revised headlamp cluster, restyled bumper with and the housing for fog lamps. The side profile remains identical to the current gen model with the only major modification done in terms of providing the hatchback with a set of new alloy wheels. Not much has been revealed about the rear facia of the Honda Jazz, bur expect the same to also feature some minor updates.
Coming to the cabin of the Honda Jazz 2017, just like the exterior, the interiors of the 2017 Honda Jazz too feature minimalist updates. With this facelift however, the Jazz will now come with a new touchscreen multi-media system, Honda’s new Digipad. The Japanese spec model is to come with a number of driver aids, these are to be pedestrian collision mitigation steering system, lane keeping assist system and adaptive cruise control. The rest of the creature comforts are to remain the same as before. Do Read: Honda Jazz becomes safer, now offered with dual front airbags as standard
Talking about the engine specifications of the 2017 Honda Jazz, this hatchback will continue to be offered with the same powertrain line-up as before. The petrol derivative will get the same 1.2-litre i-VTEC engine with the diesel motor being the 1.5-litre i-DTEC unit. The transmission responsibilities will be taken care of by a 5-speed manual for the petrol unit and a 6-speed manual for the diesel motor. There will also be a CVT gearbox on offer.
Talking about prices, the 2017 Honda Jazz facelift will continue to fall in the same bracket of INR 5.5 lakh to INR 9.10 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).