New Honda Jazz Cool Blue limited edition with new grille launched – Philippines
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Powered by the 1.5-liter i-VTEC petrol engine.
Honda Cars Philippines Inc. has rolled out a limited edition on the new Honda Jazz called the Cool Blue edition. Limited to just 20 units, the Jazz Cool Blue edition is painted in an exclusive “Brilliant Sporty Blue” shade, and gets factory-installed Modulo accessories.
A Modulo chrome grille, door visor, tailgate spoiler, Modulo emblems, seatback pocket and cargo tray are part of the accessories fitted on this edition. With deliveries commencing from May 12, the Jazz Cool Blue is priced from P938,000 (INR 13.49 lakhs).
The Cool Blue edition is based on the 1.5 VX CVT trim which is powered by a 1.5-liter four-cylinder i-VTEC engine capable of 120 PS and 148 Nm of torque. Honda also offers this engine with a 5-speed manual on the base variant.
The new Jazz went on sale in Philippines in June 2014, and is priced from P778,000 (INR 11.11 lakhs). The new generation hatchback will launch in India in the June-July period this year with a petrol and a diesel engine. The latter is the 1.5-liter EarthDreams unit found on the Amaze, City and Mobilio.
The petrol Jazz for India will be powered by the Brio’s 1.2-liter engine, paired to manual and CVT gearboxes, according to reports.
Rivals: Fiat Punto Evo, VW Polo, Tata Bolt, Maruti Swift, Hyundai Elite i20
Expected Price: INR 5-7 lakhs, ex-Showroom
Launch date in India: June-July 2015