Japanese automaker, Honda has confirmed that the next generation Jazz hatchback and the all-new Accord sedan at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show. The new-gen Accord is scheduled to be launched in early 2020. Adding to it, Honda will also exhibit the Japan premiere of Honda e the dedicated EV model. The event is scheduled to happen on October 23, 2019.
Honda’s other models will also include a number of production models, including a refreshed Freed, NSX – Honda’s flagship super sport model as well as the N-BOX Series. For people not in the know, the Honda Jazz is called the “Honda Fit” in Japan and a few other markets like North America.
Honda has already started road-testing the new Jazz hatchback and has been spotted multiple times. The new model will receive all-new exterior and interior, new platform and new powertrain. Japanese automaker claims that the new model will offer a spacious cabin with Honda’s original center-tank layout and a versatile seating arrangement. The company has also confirmed that the new Fit will receive a 2-motor hybrid system, which is compact than the previous system. The twin-motor hybrid setup will be mated to a 1.2-litre or a 1.5-litre petrol engine. Adding to it, the next-gen Honda Jazz will be equipped with a 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine that is also likely to power the new City sedan.
The all-new Honda Accord was first introduced in the North American market. The sedan will officially make its debut in Japan at the Tokyo Motor Show. Featuring a “low & wide” proportion, elegant silhouette and spacious cabin, the all-new Accord is scheduled to go on sale in Japan in early 2020, as a high-class hybrid sedan.
Going by the spy images on the internet, the 2020 Honda Jazz will come with rounded profile, larger headlamps, squared-off front bumper with prominent black inserts and a new fog lamps, and honeycomb mesh design for the air-dam. At the back, the hatchback gets horizontally placed wraparound tail-lamps with LED elements. The new model is likely to measure around 3,990mm in length, however, the width of the car will be increased to increase cabin and boot.