New Generation Honda Jazz is scheduled to make global debut in October 2019.
Honda is working on the next generation versions of the City, Jazz and the HR-V SUV. In fact, testing of the next City and Jazz has already been started on foreign soil. The Honda Jazz 2020 will first make its debut at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show in October, while home market launch could take place in late 2019 or early 2020. Honda is yet to make an official announcement, but it is expected that the next Jazz could arrive in India in late 2020.
The 2020 Honda Jazz has already been leaked online, revealing some of the design details and features. The hatchback will also receive a sportier Type-R variant, which will be equipped with a 1.0L turbocharged VTEC petrol engine. While the basic silhouette remains intact, the hatchback receives several design changes to keep things fresh in the market. Apart from the new turbocharged engine, Honda will also introduce the hybrid variant with the brand’s latest i-MMD tech. The India-spec model will continue to feature the BS6 compliant 1.2-litre petrol and 1.5-litre diesel engine. Also See – New Honda City Launch and Other Details
HONDA JAZZ 2020 LAUNCH DATE
The next-generation Honda Jazz will make global debut at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show, which is scheduled to happen in October. Honda Cars India is yet to reveal the exact launch details, but media reports claim that the hatchback could go on sale in the second half of 2020. We will update as soon as Honda announces anything on the same.
HONDA JAZZ 2020 PRICE IN INDIA
Honda will position the next-gen Jazz as a premium model, which comes with several high-end features. It is expected to be priced in the range of Rs 7 lakh – Rs 10 lakh.
HONDA JAZZ 2020 SPECIFICATIONS
The all-new Honda Jazz is reportedly to receive a new 1.0-litre 3-cylinder P10A2 VTEC turbocharged petrol engine, which earlier powered by the Honda Civic Turbo in the European market. This engine churns out a maximum power output of 130PS and a peak torque of 200Nm. This engine will be used in the top-spec Jazz RS variant, which currently equipped with a 1.5-litre i-VTEC engine. Apart from the new engine, the Honda Jazz 2020 will also receive the brand’s new i-MMD hybrid system.
The India-spec model is expected to receive the BSVI compliant versions of the existing 1.2-litre i-VTEC petrol and 1.5-litre i-DTEC diesel. While the former is good for 89bhp and 114Nm, the oil burner produces 99bhp and 200Nm of torque. For transmission duties, the hatchback will receive the 6-speed manual and a CVT automatic. Honda could also opt for the mild-hybrid variant of the hatchback, which will also be offered in the City sedan.
HONDA JAZZ 2020 DESIGN
The fourth-gen Honda Jazz will be based on the thoroughly updated version of the existing platform, which will also underpin the next-gen City. The hatchback will receive all-new design and interior. Going by the leaked pictures, it is visible that the Honda Jazz 2020 gets more rounded front fascia with larger headlamps. It features projector headlamps with LED daytime running lights with black inserts, squarish front bumper with prominent black inserts and a honeycomb mesh design for the air-dam and new fog lamps. The next-gen Jazz sports a wider grille with black treatment and a bigger Honda logo with red accents at the centre. The picture also shows a larger alloy wheels finished in black.
At the back, the Honda Jazz 2020 receives prominent horizontally placed wraparound LED tail-lights, new tailgate and bigger bumper. The India-spec model is expected to measure 3,990mm in length, which will allow the next Jazz to avail excise benefits on cars below 4 meter in length in India. The hatchback will be wider to create more shoulder space and improved boot capacity.
HONDA JAZZ 2020 INTERIOR
Nothing much has been revealed by the interior of the next-gen Honda Jazz, but the spy images reveal few details. It gets all-new interior, featuring clean and clutter free dashboard. The new central console is dominated by a free-standing touchscreen infotainment system with a metallic frame. Other changes include new steering wheel, new instrument console and new and bigger knobs for climate control. The hatchback could receive the rear air-con vents, which is missing in the current model. Dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, brake assist, rear parking sensors, seat belt reminder, speed alert and others will come as standard.