It sold over 47,335 units, since launch in July last year. The Jazz is usually in high demand in the premium hatchback segment. Commenting on the success of the Honda Jazz, Mr. Yoichiro Ueno, President & CEO, Honda Cars India Ltd., said: “The Jazz is a globally successful model in Honda’s line-up and is appreciated world-wide. In India too, the 3rd Generation Jazz, has struck a chord among young, urban customers who have appreciated its styling, packaging and the advanced, new-generation CVT technology.”

 Customers and enthusiasts are appreciative of the advanced CVT automatic with paddle shift technology, which is available exclusively with the Honda Jazz petrol variant. The petrol trim with the CVT automatic option amounted to about 25% sales of the Jazz.

 Honda will celebrate the first anniversary of the Honda Jazz by conducting various exciting activities, distributing special gifts and surprising offers to customers at all their dealerships. Interesting special offers for new cars will also be made available at their dealerships. So, in order for the anniversary celebrations to reach customers better, Honda will conduct the anniversary celebrations for three days from July 8 to 10, when their showrooms will be open till 10 PM.

 Under the hood of the Honda Jazz is either the 1.2-liter, i-VTEC, petrol engine, producing 90 PS at 6000 rpm and 110 Nm of torque at 4800 rpm or the 1.5-liter, i-DTEC, diesel engine, developing 100 PS at 3600 rpm or 200 Nm of torque at 1750 rpm. The latter i-DTEC diesel engine is made exclusively available for the Indian market by the Honda.

Five grades of the Honda Jazz are on offer with both the petrol and diesel variants. They are the E, S, SV, V and VX, which are mated to a 5-speed manual transmission as standard. The segment-first CVT automatic with paddle shift technology is optional and exclusive with the petrol variant.

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