2015 Honda Jazz with 1.3L i-VTEC, new grille announced – Europe

Posted on: Jul 22, 2015 - 1:07pm IST

Gets 6 airbags as standard.

Honda has just announced the all-new Jazz for the European market, replacing the second generation Jazz which was sold with 1.2- and 1.4-liter petrol engines, and a 1.3-liter Hybrid. The third generation Jazz, which also went on sale in India this month, gets a host of features exclusive to the European market.

2015 Honda Jazz front three quarters for Europe
The new 1.3-liter petrol engine gets a 6-speed MT or a CVT.

On the outside, the Euro-spec Jazz is identified by its single-slat chrome grille, LED daytime running lights, and a black applique for the rear registration plate enclosure. Honda has replaced the older 1.2- and 1.4-liter engines with a 1.3-liter i-VTEC petrol engine capable of 102 PS at 6,000 rpm and 123 Nm of torque.

Paired to this engine is a new 6-speed manual transmission or a CVT. With the former, the Jazz is claimed to accelerate to 100 km/h in 11.2 seconds and hit a top-speed of 190 km/h. Also, the Jazz is equipped with disc brakes all around, while additional safety features come in the form of ABS, EBD, VSA and Hill Start Assist, not to forget 6 airbags.

2015 Honda Jazz interior for Europe
The Jazz is the second recipient of the Connect infotainment system after it was launched on the CR-V facelift.

As standard fitment, the Jazz will get a City Brake Active System (CTBA), essentially an autonomous braking system that will work under speeds of 32 km/h. Other assistance systems include lane departure warning, high-beam support, collision warning and traffic sign recognition system.

Other noteworthy features on the Jazz for Europe include automatic climate control, keyless entry with engine starter button, and a 7-inch touchscreen Honda Connect infotainment system with pinch, swipe and tap functionality.

2015 Honda Jazz (Euro-spec) – Image Gallery

2015 Honda Jazz for Europe – Press Release

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One thought on “2015 Honda Jazz with 1.3L i-VTEC, new grille announced – Europe

  1. Sameer says:

    Why companies like Honda still think Indians can’t afford new technology, I was planning to buy Petrol
    Jazz but dropped the idea because of old sluggish 1.2 liter engine.. Shame Honda

    We need new petrol engine for India so people can switch back to petrol!!!

    Hope Suzuki won’t disappoints and bring 1.0-liter Boosterjet to India.



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