Honda Jazz Hybrid Test Drive Review

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HONDA Jazz Hybrid

Date: 06 January 2011 Author: Paul Barker

‘s newest hybrid is the one to be based on an existing model in a aimed at normalising the technology.

previous petrol-electric models been stand-alone designs in the range, covering two generations of the saloon Civic Hybrid and the new coupe, the hybrid Jazz at the top of the revised range, alongside the petrol versions.

The £15,995 point makes the Jazz the hybrid in the UK, while Honda it’s also the world’s hybrid supermini and the lowest-emitting in the supermini segment, although diesels in the class comfortably the 100g/km mark that the Hybrid falls agonisingly of. It uses the same hybrid as the sporty Insight, which an 88hp 1.3-litre petrol backed up by a 14hp electric It will run at low speed on just the though not as effectively as Toyota hybrid system that allow the car to pull away using the engine.

The Jazz range as a whole has had a at the same time as the Hybrid’s with improvements to ride, interior quality and design, exterior changes and efficiency While subtle in isolation, add up to a reasonable upgrade, addressing points identified by both and customers.

The hybrid is distinguished by a blue finish to the grille, lights and plate surround, as well as a dashboard backing, rather the petrol car’s orange It also has standard leather on the top-spec car driven here, and all get the economy mode button aids consumption by switching the gearchange and aircon responses to economical settings. They get the dashboard diagrams that whether the engine, battery or are powering the car, or whether the is being recharged.

HONDA Jazz Hybrid

To drive, the Jazz Hybrid is normal, and without switching to the that shows where the is coming from, it would be a to know it’s a hybrid. at the power figures, it’s no to hear that the car’s not rapid, but the refinement work has time well spent and the is a quiet and comfortable place to be.

The revised cabin is well and offers buckets of storage and the CVT gearbox shifts well.

‘s main defence of to get the hybrid Jazz below while the Toyota Auris and hybrids can get below 90g/km is it didn’t want to compromise the legendary interior flexibility, and fair to say the Magic Seat does give unrivalled and versatility. The addition of the batteries eats into the 661 litres of storage, and the rear seats by 8mm, as well as folding to create a large flat space.

Honda ‘s latest doesn’t provide anything that’s going to make rush to buy a hybrid of any description, but it the overall offering for this eco solution and is one of the big steps towards the technology. Yes, it won’t in huge numbers and it isn’t but in its own way it’s quietly very

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HONDA Jazz Hybrid
HONDA Jazz Hybrid
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