- The fourth-generation Honda Jazz will retain the MPV-like silhouette.
- The bold and aggressive styling will be replaced with youthful styling.
- The front will get pulled back LED headlamps with Led DRLs.
- A 7-inch driver information display will be layered inside.
- A hybrid variant and an electric version will also be added to the line-up.
2020 Honda Jazz has been spied testing in its home turf Japan. Spy images of a heavily camouflaged 2020 Honda Jazz have gone viral on the inter-web. Even though the hatchback was spotted in disguise form, some exposed parts reveal exterior styling details and give a peek into the interiors. Honda will officially unveil the next-generation Jazz at this year’s Tokyo Motor Show to be held in October.
Currently, in its third generation, the Honda Jazz features a bolder and more aggressive styling, albeit the company plans on giving it a more youthful appeal in the next generation change. While there will be radical styling changes, the basic MPV-like silhouette will be retained from the current generation.
As can be seen in the spy images, the fourth-gen Honda Jazz features a rakish windshield, short bonnet, pulled-back headlamps with LED units and LED daytime running lights and an upright grille in front. At the back, it gets horizontal tail-lamps. The cabin gets, what looks like a 7-inch driver information display reminiscent of the 2019 Honda Pilot. The spy images also reveal the circular knobs on the centre console and a large touchscreen infotainment system.
Officials at Honda have hinted at introducing its modular Honda Architecture in a global model set to launch in 2020. It is expected that Honda could use the new architecture in the next-generation Honda Jazz. A hybrid variant featuring Honda’s i-MMD dual-motor technology is also on cards. This variant could share mechanicals with Honda Insight which gets power from a 1.5-litre petrol unit with two electric motors. It could additionally receive the 1.0-litre VTEC Turbo three-cylinder engine. Also, expect an electric variant in the next-generation Honda Jazz line-up during the first half of 2020. It is expected to offer an impressive range of 300 km.