Japanese automaker, Honda is all set to launch the 2018 Jazz facelift in the Indian car market on July 19, 2018. The updated model will come with cosmetic design and interior changes along with added features. The hatchback won’t receive any mechanical changes and will continue to feature the existing engine setup – 1.2-litre i-VTEC petrol and 1.5-litre i-DTEC diesel. Here are 5 big changes you will see in the Jazz facelift –
– Minimal Exterior Design Changes
While the global facelift of Jazz received revised front fascia with new Solid Wing Face headlight and grille, The India-spec model won’t see any change at the front. The side profile too remains the same, except for the revised alloy wheels design. Read – 2018 Honda Jazz Facelift Variant Details Leaked
– No Magic Seats
The Honda Jazz is currently the most practical and versatile product in its category. It comes equipped with Magic seats, which fully folded down in multiple configurations to create space. The top-spec variant of the Jazz facelift won’t receive magic seats. Also Read – No Styling Change For The New Honda Jazz Facelift
– Feature-loaded cabin
The 2018 Honda Jazz facelift gets significant changes inside the cabin. While the overall layout remains the same, the cabin has witnessed addition of several new features like keyless entry, push-start/stop button, power boot released, front centre armrest, etc as standard. You will get cruise control from the mid-level variants. Other features include automatic air-conditioning, rear parking camera and Eco Assist system.
– New touchscreen infotainment system
The 2018 Honda Jazz is equipped with a new 6.8-inch touchscreen infotainment system, which is compatible with smartphone connectivity. This infotainment will be compatible with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay along with voice command.
– New Base and Mid-Variants
The new Jazz will come with new variant lineup. The company will discontinue the E, S and SV variants for the petrol and E and SV trims for the diesel. It will come in three trim levels – S, V and VX – in two engine options. The petrol version will be offered in the top two trims only. Transmission options will include 5-speed manual (Petrol), CVT automatic (Petrol) and a 6-speed manual (Diesel).