Japanese car manufacturer, Honda is celebrating the first anniversary of the 3rd Generation Honda Jazz in India. Launched in July 2015, the new Jazz accounted for 26% of total Honda Cars India’s sale in the past 12 months and the model has marked sales of 47,335 units till June 2016. The Jazz now holds as strong volume in the company’s model line-up.
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.”
The Jazz CVT in Petrol, with paddle shift technology accounts for almost 25% of the total model sales in the market and has found a strong liking among the tech-savvy Indian customers. To commemorate the first anniversary of the 3rd Generation Jazz, the brand has welcomed customers at its dealerships across India, together with incredible offers for new Honda cars.
In addition, to increase the feel of delight, Honda showrooms will be operational till 10:00 pm in the night from 8th July to 10th July 2016. The extended hours at the dealerships will feature several exciting activities to engage its customers with special offers and surprise gifts, exclusively for these three festive days.
In India, the Honda Jazz is available with a choice of Petrol and Diesel. The petrol version gets a 1.2-litre motor has been tuned to generate 88.8bhp of maximum power at 6000 RPM and top torque of 110Nm at 4800RPM. On the other hand, Honda’s 1.5-litre i-DTEC diesel power train, promises to deliver maximum power of 98.6bhp at 6000 RPM, along with pinnacle torque of 200Nm at 1750RPM. Honda Jazz transmission options available on the petrol motor include a five-speed manual and a CVT gearbox. The diesel motor has been linked to a six-speed MT only.