Shifting-gears seems to have leaked the technical specifications of Indian Honda Jazz that is yet to be launched in a month’s time. It is unclear if all the apparently leaked data are accurate, we’ll know for sure when Honda Cars India releases the specs soon.
New Honda Jazz’s front fascia.
We know the new Honda Jazz will be powered by petrol as well as diesel engines, latter to be employed in the Jazz for the first time. The 1.2 litre 4-cylinder i-VTEC petrol engine is the same motor that does duty on Honda Brio hatchback and Honda Amaze compact sedan, with possible minor improvements. It produces about the same power and torque as it does on the smaller duo, 90 PS max power and 110 Nm peak torque. No surprises there. What is, is that it delivers 18.7 kmpl mileage on the manual variant, one with the 5-speed gearbox, and 19.0 kmpl on the automatic variant, one with the CVT (automatic) installed.
New Honda Jazz’s rear profile.
First time ever Honda Jazz diesel variant, will be powered by the 1.5 litre 4-cylinder i-DTEC diesel engine, that drives Honda Amaze, Honda City and Honda Mobilio, in the same state of tune as others – 100 PS max power and 200 Nm peak torque. This variant, if the report is to be believed, will deliver 27.3 kmpl mileage, which is only marginally lesser than the ARAI certified mileage of Maruti Celerio diesel (27.62 kmpl). This makes Honda Jazz diesel the second most fuel efficient car in India.
Interiors of 2015 Honda Jazz
Further, overall dimensions of 2015 Honda Jazz (India-spec) seems to be 3,955 mm in length, 1,694 mm in width and 1,544 mm in height. Wheelbase is said to be 2,530 mm and ground clearance, 165 mm. Fuel tank capacity is mentioned as 40 litres and boot volume (when all seats are up) is 354 litres. Most of these specs are the same as the international model’s, except for the jacked up ground clearance and overall height.
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