The brand new fourth-generation 2017 Honda Jazz is officially launched today at KL Convention Centre. With the introduction of new Jazz, Honda Malaysia also introduces the Intelligent Dual-Clutch Drive Hybrid system (i-DCD) fitted in the Honda Jazz Hybrid. Malaysia is the only country out of Japan to receive the Honda brand new Sport Hybrid i-DCD system.
The New Jazz comes with both Petrol and Sport Hybrid variant. The Jazz Hybrid is now priced below RM90,000 which makes it the most affordable hybrid vehicle to own in Malaysia. Prior to Honda success story with the successor models like Insight, CR-Z and Civic Hybrid, Honda decided to bring back to Jazz Hybrid to Malaysia which in-line with the Malaysian Government’s aspiration to promote Energy Efficient Vehicle (EEV).
The New Jazz Hybrid is equipped with a new 1.5L DOHC i-VTEC engine combining 7-Speed Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) with Integrated High Power Motor to promote excellent acceleration for a sportier driving experience. The New Hybrid System is powered by a Lithium-Ion battery with 1.5 times its energy capacity which is 50% more powerful compared to its predecessor, the Integrated Motor Assist (IMA) system. There is a dedicated Sport Mode on the New Jazz Hybrid that provides maximum output of 137PS combining engine power and electric motor, which is equivalent to a 1.8L engine.
The Jazz Hybrid is fuel efficient and more comfortable, thanks to the electric servo brake system and electric driven compressor. The New Jazz Hybrid is able to achieve 4.0 litres fuel per 100KM drive. Besides, the New Jazz Hybrid is able to run fully on Electric Vehicle (EV) mode during vehicle start and low speed cruising. The Jazz Hybrid also get Shift by Wire Gear for smoother and sporty gear exchange for the Sport Hybrid i-DCD system. The new 3D Meter Design shows variety of information such as Energy Flow, Sport Meter, Fuel Economy, Drive Info, Customization and Eco Display.
For the other variants, the Jazz comes with S, E and V variant which are being equipped with 1.5L SOHC i-VTEC engine with Earth Dreams CVT that found in Honda City. The engine able to produce 120 PS at 6,600 rpm and 145 Nm at 4,600 rpm.
Jazz S – RM74,800 (Inclusive Insurance)
Jazz E – RM81,000 (Inclusive Insurance)
(Add-On from Jazz S)
Jazz V - RM88,400 (Inclusive Insurance)
(Add-On from Jazz E)
Jazz Hybrid – RM87,500 (Inclusive Insurance)
(Add-On from Jazz E)
The New Jazz Petrol variant (S, E and V) will be offered in 5 colors, Modern Steel Metallic, Lunar Silver Metallic, Carnival Red, Taffeta White and Crystal Black Pearl. The New Jazz Hybrid will be available in Lunar Silver Metallic, Modern Steel Metallic and White Orchid Pearl.
We also witness the New Jazz Mugen Concept Car today which highlight the stylish Mugen accessory package. We are being fascinated by the Mugen carbon fibre golf ball of gear knob. However It will not be available in the package. Same goes to the wheels, sports suspension, floor mat and door trim as well as the exhaust system will not offered in the Mugen package. The iconic Mugen package will be offered at RM5,670 which includes Front, Side and Rear Under Spoiler with Tailgate Spoiler and will be available for customer in October 2017.
The warranty for both the New Jazz Petrol and the New Jazz Hybrid will be maintained at 5 years with unlimited mileage at 10,000km service intervals at any of the 91 authorised Honda dealers nationwide. The New Jazz Hybrid will receive 8 years warranty for its Lithium-Ion battery on top of the standard warranty.