Honda Jazz Gets Dual Airbags As Standard
The prices of the car have also been revised
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Honda Jazz 1.5 VX i-DTEC is the top end variant of this entire Jazz series. Available in seven colors to pick from, it is imbibed with plenty of features that make this hatchback suitable for every need. The fuel economy of 27.3Kmpl is combined with 345 litres of trunk capacity is enough to consider this small car to be perfect for long journeys. Braking system backing with an anti-lock braking system and electronic brake-force distribution is backed by the disc brakes to its front wheels for stronger control over the entire vehicle. Having advanced audio unit and along with a wide screen with touch screen capacity is an advantage and moreover to be blessed with a navigation system makes this peppy car worth every penny. Bluetooth connectivity with steering wheel mounted audio and telephone controls are a great advantage to the driver. The LCD display instrument cluster with blue illumination emits a concert like feel on the inside. With power steering, power windows and automated air-conditioner facilities, the convenience of the car is addressed very efficiently. Many more elements being a part of this affluent car, it will stand true to its appeal.
Frontage has been decorated by a premium grille that is in black with glossy finish and the lower grille is painted in chrome. On its either sides are fitted with slender looking headlamps that are sporty in look. Side profile is adorned by body toned outside rear view mirrors and door handles. Alloy wheels are accompanied by 381mm sized tyres that appear trendy. The rear windscreen is fixed with wiper and washer and along with it is a spoiler on the top to give an edgy appeal. There is a micro antenna crowning over the roof for the sake of radio reception.
Compartment is furbished with number of elements that aid the driver as well as play a part in making the cabin look smarter. As a standard feature, there is a day and night rear view mirror. On the dashboard, an advanced multi-information combi-meter with LCD display can be seen with blue illumination emitting from it. It contains a fuel consumption display/warning, average fuel consumption display, a tachometer, outside temperature display, cruising range and a few other notifications. One touch lane change indicator is another aid that the driver is blessed with. An accessory socket is available for charging electronic devices. For storage on the inside, along with door trims and glove box, there is a rear parcel shelf too. For the support of the occupants, 3 grab rails are fitted to the cabin roof. The driver side window has one-touch up/down with pinch guard. The central panel at front has a premium black gloss finish, which sports a classy look. The passenger side sun visor is fitted with a vanity mirror as an additional feature. The leather wrapped steering wheel and gear knob enhance the richness of the compartment. Seats are covered with a black sporty fabric and door inserts add to the overall appeal. Both driver and passenger seats have back pockets for extra storage. Rear cabin gets magic seats with different modes that improves the storage space further.
Engine and Performance:
It is equipped with a 1.5 litre i-DTEC diesel mill which is capable of producing 98.63bhp at 3600rpm and a torque output of 200Nm at 1750rpm. It is based on double overhead camshaft valve configuration as it has four cylinders and sixteen valves incorporated. This engine has common rail direct injection fuel supply system and it displaces 1498cc. This version earned ARAI certification that specifies that the vehicle can deliver 27.3Kmpl mileage. A six-speed manual transmission gear box is mated to this trim.
Braking and Handling:
Its front wheels are mated with disc brakes and the rear ones are fitted with drum brakes. Front axle is fixed with new geometry strut type, while the rear axle is fitted with high rigidity torsion beam which is of H-shape. With an electronic power steering, the driver is blessed to have great control over the vehicle.
Coming to the convenience it offers, an advanced integrated 15.7cms touch screen navigation is presented for the driver. The music unit has a 6.2inch screen and it consists of a DVD player and also supports multiple other file formats too. Also, an integrated audio with four speakers well placed for surround sound is offered. Bluetooth connectivity is available and the hands-free telephone and audio controls are mounted onto the steering wheel. The power steering helps alleviate the strain of the driver and on the other hand, tilt steering facility will allow flexibility in the arm positioning. There are power windows integrated to all the four doors. Shift position indicator is another useful aspect for the driver. The outside rear view mirrors can be electrically adjusted and the central locking system will further be of great help to the driver. An automatic air-conditioner with touch screen panel is fixed for more assistance. Driver seat has adjusting facility and the rear seat has reclining option to it.
The ACE body structure will work its way through in redistributing the collision impact away from affecting the cabin and hence guard the occupants from facing mortal injuries. Pedestrian injury mitigation feature, which is embedded in this variant helps avoid any possibility of injuring pedestrians by applying automatic brakes. Driver seatbelt and key-off reminder are imbibed into the instrument cluster. For notifying the other vehicles about the vehicle's presence, an LED high mount stop lamp is affixed. A firmer grip over roads is provided by equipping an anti-lock braking system along with an electronic brake-force distribution. Dual airbags that have supplemental restraint system facility are fitted to protect occupants from jolting and jerking off of the seats. A multi-view rear parking camera will be very useful while parking. A pair of fog lamps are fixed at the front for giving a vision with better clarity in foggy conditions.
1. Navigation system is bestowed.
2. Combo of safety and comfort as well.
1. Absence of leather upholstery.
2. Price range is not reasonable.
The prices of the car have also been revised
The Jazz turns one!
Indian market has warmed up to the premium hatchback segment over the years and it's not difficult to see why. With the launches that we saw this year and all the advances that have been incorporated in this segment, it is easy to see why this holy trinity of premium hatchbacks viz. Honda Jazz, Hyundai i20 and Maruti Suzuki Baleno took the market by storm. So, let's take a look at these impressive feats of automotive ingenuity.
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