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HONDA Jazz Hybrid

Honda Jazz Hybrid

The Jazz Hybrid shares a with the hybrid Insight as as the same powertrain. Photo

Chris Riley road and reviews the Honda Jazz with specs, fuel and verdict.

Honda Jazz 3.5

Honda s burgeoning hybrid now includes a hybrid, petrol-electric of the Jazz hatch.

The Jazz shares a platform with the Insight as well as the same comprising a 1.3-litre petrol that is bolstered by a 10kW motor. It s smaller than but has the advantage of being significantly — in fact, cheap to appeal as a commuter.

Priced from $22,990 it plenty in terms of technology, but the is questionable when you off-set the cost against the amount of that money could Prices for a standard 1.3-litre start at $14,990, rising to for a 1.5 and $20,990 for a 1.5 with an auto all the fruit.

Then there s the Its most direct competitor is s Prius C . basically a Yaris a hybrid powertrain (priced $23,990). There are also from Ford, Hyundai and to consider all of which deliver fuel economy.

But the cheapest of them, the Hyundai (from $21,590), was dumped last year reportedly of supply difficulties. That leaves the Ford Fiesta $20,290 but manual only) and the Polo (from $23,990 a 7 speed twin clutch Both offer the same of fuel economy.

Honda the hybrid to Australia back in with the first-generation Insight. It has been joined by the Civic CR-Z and now the Jazz. The combined of the Jazz Hybrid s petrol powertrain is 72kW and 167Nm of with a stepless CVT style and combined fuel consumption of 4.5

There s an Eco button and the engine cuts in and out at traffic lights to fuel.

Apart from its powertrain it is just like any Jazz with the same qualities. But it weighs 70kg and the suspension including the dampers and bars have been to accommodate the increase.

Its roomy large easy to use controls and a that is both reach and adjustable. But trying to find a seating position was more that we anticipated. The `Magic system allows the seats to be in 18 different ways, except the way we

Cruise and a trip computer distance to empty are standard, with AUX and USB inputs and steering audio controls. Also with Bluethooth mounted on the pillar, but does not include streaming.

Gets a full stars fro safety from crash test body, six airbags, strong safety electronic traction and stability and anti-lock brakes with assist and electronic brake distribution.

HONDA Jazz Hybrid

Goes surprisingly Perky even. Maximum is available from a low 1000 which spins the wheels and get you quickly.

It s small and manoeuvrable and cuts through city traffic, but the 15 wheels and skinny 175/65 are a limiting factor and the car has a tendency understeer if pushed enthusiastically.

It s the average driver needs to about however. It takes unleaded and we got just under from the 40-litre tank at a of 5.4 litres/100km.

A serious fuel that manages to maintain an of fun. Considered in isolation it sense, but the same money plenty of other cars, if they aren t quite as

Price . from $22,990

. 3 years/100,000km

Capped servicing . No

Service . 6 months/10,000km

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