The wait is finally over. Back in May, Honda revealed that it would be launching the all-new, fourth-generation Jazz at this year’s Tokyo Motor Show. Now, we got a chance to see the car up close.
The all-new subcompact hatchback ditches the straight lines of old in favor of a curvier look akin to the first-generation model. The grille has been minimized, giving way to a more snub-nosed hood. On the side are large headlamps with LED daytime running lights. Along the sides, there are subtle but strong character lines, and underneath are bi-color alloy wheels. The new look manages to both be a throwback to the model’s growing history while being very much modern.
As part of its new global automobile direction, Honda’s entire lineup will receive its two-motor hybrid technology. In the Jazz’s case, it’s the first model to use the compact version of this tech. It also comes with the Honda Sensing suite of safety tech and the Honda Connect infotainment system.
The Jazz’s reveal is no small thing, considering that it accounts for 60% of Honda’s global car sales. We’ll have more photos of the fourth-gen hatch for you guys soon. Honda Cars Philippines, we’ll be waiting.
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