Jazz book­ings ex­ceed tar­get

The Star Malaysia - Star2 - - Launch -

THE new 2017 Honda Jazz has re­ceived over 1,300 book­ings within two weeks af­ter its of­fi­cial launch on June 6.

This means the Jazz has ex­ceeded its monthly sales tar­get of 1,200 units.

About 40% of the book­ings were for the mid-grade Jazz E vari­ant, while 28% and 32% were for the en­try-grade S and top-grade V vari­ants re­spec­tively.

In terms of colour, Mod­ern Steel Me­tal­lic was the most pop­u­lar, fol­lowed by Lu­nar Sil­ver Me­tal­lic.

Buy­ers tend to be up­graders, young ex­ec­u­tives and sec­ond ve­hi­cle pur­chasers.

The new Jazz is priced at RM74,800 (S vari­ant); RM81,000 (E vari­ant); RM88,400 (V vari­ant) and RM87,500 (Sport Hy­brid).

Mean­while, de­liv­er­ies of the Jazz Sport Hy­brid will be at end of this month.

The con­ven­tional Jazz is still pow­ered by a 1.5-litre SOHC i-VTEC engine with 120PS and 145Nm of torque, paired to a Con­tin­u­ous Vari­able Trans­mis­sion (CVT).

As for the Jazz Sport Hy­brid, it has a 1.5-litre Atkin­son cy­cle DOHC i-VTEC engine, paired to a seven-speed Dual-Clutch Drive (i-DCD) trans­mis­sion.

Fuel econ­omy for the Jazz Hy­brid is rated at four litres per 100km, and to­tal hy­brid sys­tem out­put is 137PS and 170Nm of torque.

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