Honda has been testing the Jazz Electric for some time now. The manufacturer has not ventured towards providing a hybrid or electric vehicle for the masses in our country every before. After we saw the launch of the Hyundai Kona, the Korean automakers first EV in India, with the biggest talking point being it’s fast-charging capability and the cars amazing 400km+ range. Now let’s talk about the Honda Jazz Electric. The electric version of the Jazz is going to come in 2020 and is also allegedly going to deliver big time on the range part of the deal, 300+ kms of range to be precise. Now Honda already sells this car like the Honda Fit Electric abroad. This car here is wearing the fascia of the old Jazz, more precisely the Jazz from the last generation.
Below are some pictures of the electric Jazz seen testing in Delhi traffic. Scroll down to check out more pictures, specifications and know more about it’s competition.
While the Honda Fit is the car sold abroad, interestingly the car here wears the ‘Jazz’ badge and is seen testing under the old generation cars body. The electric version even if it comes, will be there on the next-generation only. The current generation has lived its time and will soon be due for a replacement globally. Read further to know more about Jazz Electric’s technology.
Honda India Jazz Electric Launch
The 2020 Jazz Electric will be launched in 2020 or 2021. The car we see in the spy shots is a test mule. The Jazz Electric that will eventually be made will have to conform to the design and the platform of the 2020 Jazz a few years from now. The car will take some time to launch.
Honda India Jazz Electric Price in India
The Jazz Electric will be slightly pricier than the regular car. The Honda Jazz will be around Rs 2 lakhs to Rs 3 lakh more expensive than the regular Honda Jazz.
|Honda Jazz Electric||Price (Ex-showroom)|
|Base variant||Rs 8 lakhs|
|Top variant||Rs 11 lakhs|
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Jazz Electric Specifications
In terms of specifications, the Jazz will get an electric motor and batteries. We aren’t certain on what will be the range, but it will be competitive. So, at least 200-300kms is expected to come in. Honda has been testing this with the old-gen Jazz and it gets all the specs too. This will be exciting with the new electric variant being offered. The electric version shall be a lot faster and quiet too. The Jazz is one of the first premium hatchbacks that has been spotted on test. We aren’t certain on the timelines for charging duration. Of course, there will not be a manual transmission, it will have an automatic only.
Honda Jazz Electric Features
There shall the same set of features on the electric as the manual version. The company will offer the following on the new-generation 2020 Jazz. Dual airbags, ABS + EBD, touchscreen with Android Auto, CarPlay and the works. These will be offered on this new vehicle as well. In terms of performance also, the Jazz shall offer a lot. There shall be climate control, reverse camera, 16-inch wheels and even multiple charging points as well.
Jazz Electric Competition
For the Honda Jazz electric, at the moment the only possible competition will be the Altroz. This is an all-new premium hatchback that will make its way into India by 2021. This will have a range of about 200-300kms as well. It will be an all-new hatchback. We reckon both will come at a similar time.