Honda Jazz Select (2012)

Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 5,99,000
* Delhi. May vary.


Fuel Type Petrol
Maximum Power 89 Bhp @ 6200 rpm
Maximum Torque 110 Nm @ 4800 rpm
Engine Description 1198cc, i-VTEC
Top Speed (KMPH) 165
Mileage (City) 13.00 kmpl (approx.)
Mileage (Highway) 16.0 kmpl (approx.)
0-100 kmph 13.7 seconds
Overall Length 3900 mm
Overall Width 1695 mm
Overall Height 1535 mm
Wheelbase 2500.0 mm
Ground Clearance 150.00 mm
Kerb Weight 1047.00 kg
Turning Radius 4.90 metres
Seating Capacity 5
Boot Space 399.00 litres
Fuel Tank Capacity 42.00 litres
Brakes Front Ventilated, Rear Disk
Suspension McPherson strut - stabiliser bar, H-shape Torsion
Alloy Wheels
Tyre Size 175/55 R15
Steering Adjustment (Rake)
Steering Mounted Controls
Rear AC Vents
Remote Fuel Filler
Steering Adjustment (Reach)
Air Conditioner
Power Steering Power
Rear Defogger
Rear Washer & Wiper
Rain Sensing Wipers
Power Windows
Remote Boot Release
Body Coloured Bumpers
Outside Rear-view Mirrors Both Side Electric
Tinted Glass
Airbags 2
Parking Sensors
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
Traction Control
Central Locking Remote
Trip Distance 2
Xenon Headlamps
Front Fog Lights
Darkness Sensing Headlamps
ORVM Turn Indicators
Music System Dash Integrated, MP3, 4 Speake
Leather Seats No
Folding Rear Seats
Rear Centre Armrest No
Driver Seat Adjustment Manual
Body Type Hatchback

Honda Jazz Select (2012) Review

03 Aug, 2013 02:06 PM

Expert Review by Maxabout

Overview of Honda Jazz

Looking for a spacious hatchback that is just right for everyday use and travelling can be a bit of a challenge. There are many cars in the market that are targeting customers that are looking for a wide space but not all of them may be right for you. When looking for a vehicle, you need to consider a lot of stuff such as design, space, engine, fuel consumption, safety features, accessories and many more. One of the vehicles that have hit the market is Honda Jazz. It is also called Honda Fit in other countries such as Japan, China, and US. It is a five-door hatchback automobile that was unveiled in June 2001.

What’s New in 2012 New Honda Jazz

  • All new head lamps, tail lamps and fog lights
  • New front and rear bumpers
  • New front grille (color coded)
  • New interiors (new color combination)
  • New 15 inch silver alloy wheels
  • Electrically Retractable ORVM (in Jazz X)
  • New Urban Titanium shade

Fast Facts about 2012 New Honda Jazz

  • Available in three variants: Jazz, Jazz Select and Jazz X
  • All variants features dual SRS airbags, ABS with EBD
  • Top model features sporty alloy wheels, spoiler and color-coded front grille
  • Available in 5 attractive shades
  • Powered by same 1.2 litre petrol engine which generates maximum power of 89 bhp with maximum torque of 110 Nm

Variants of 2012 New Honda Jazz

  • Jazz
  • Jazz Select
  • Jazz X

Like the 2010 model of Jazz, the 2012 model is also available in three variants. Base variant is Jazz, and then Jazz Select which features alloy wheels and top-of-the-line Jazz X features color-coded grille, alloys and rear spoiler.

Honda Jazz Exterior and Interior

Honda Jazz has been popular not only in UK but also in India. It has built a strong standing for its reliability and interior packaging. Though it is only available in one body style, the five-door model is almost as lithe as some multi-purpose vehicles and very compact so it is easy to park. The original Jazz offered a huge cabin but was disadvantaged by its boxy shape. The latest version has an even larger interior but its bulk is masked behind neat and evenly-proportioned frame. The dashboard design is focused towards the driver, with big easy-to-reach panels for the heater and music system.

Engine and Gearbox of Honda Jazz

When it comes to engine and transmission, Honda Jazz proves that even small cars can provide outstanding long-distance driving pleasure. For those who want faster speed, just step on the pedal and Honda's new 1.2-liter i-VTEC engine will completely blow off the streets in a flash. Honda’s innovative technologies deliver high class economy engines to make sure drivers are satisfied. 2012 Honda Jazz is powered by the same petrol engine which did duty under the hood of 2010 model of Honda Jazz. The 1198cc i-VTEC engine generates maximum power of 89 bhp at 6200 rpm and maximum torque of 110 nm at 4800 rpm.

Honda Jazz Mileage

The ARAI certified mileage of the 2012 New Jazz is 16.7 kmpl and the car is Euro 4 compliant and E10 compatible.

Shades Available

New Honda Jazz is available in five attractive shades:

  • Alabaster Silver
  • Rallye Red
  • Urban Titanium
  • Tafeta White
  • Crystal Black

Safety Features

When talking about safety features, Honda will never go behind. Honda Jazz has been installed with many safety features in the Jazz 1.2 X. These features include emergency brake assist, flexible front seat belts as well as pretensioners also called as crucial ISOFIX child seat restraint. It uses Advanced Compatibility Engineering to make sure that the driver and passengers are provided with better protection in case of sudden stops or collisions. Another safety feature in this model is the Vehicle Stability Assist or VSA that protects the passenger and the driver’s head through the use of special airbags. When Honda Jazz was crash tested in 2009 under Euro NCAP's strict standards, Honda Jazz’s safety levels was classified to be very strong.


Improving the looks of your car will never be complete without getting additional accessories. There are many Honda Jazz accessories in the market from Bluetooth headsets to car seats, leather covers and all. Some of them are sold in surprisingly very low rates but you need to be cautious before making any purchase. It is recommended to buy genuine accessories from authorized Honda dealers throughout India to avoid future headaches. You would not want to waste your money on accessories that will wear out easily. Authorized dealers will always provide original products that will last longer to make sure that you invest on quality. You can go to any Honda shop or browse online to see available accessories. You will be surprised to see that Honda India dealers can offer almost all the accessories that you need. Some of the accessories that you can find at Honda shops are front and rear mud guard sets, door protection garnish sets, corner protection garnish sets, door visors, bonnet protectors, headlight protector sets and many more.

Reasons to Buy

There are many reasons why many customers love Honda Jazz. Even in the used car market many drivers are satisfied with its space and fuel efficiency. In some countries like UK, it has been named as the best supermini which is no wonder why many drivers in India and other parts of the world also prefer Honda Jazz over other hatchbacks.

Value for Money

Users of this hatchback are particularly happy due to main 4 reasons, namely, economic use of petrol, outstanding safety record, reliability and adaptability compared to other vehicles. These qualities give Honda Jazz the value for money.


Overall, Honda Jazz is a good buy when it comes to hatchbacks because of its features. It is economical when it comes to fuel consumption and spacious enough for people who love to travel. On the other hand, you may want to look for options if you prefer diesel powered hatchbacks. Maruti Swift, Nissan Micra, Volkswagen Polo and Hyundai i20 are among its competitors for drivers who are looking for diesel powered engines. In contrast, if you are looking for a hatchback that you can drive with comfort, great performance, cool style, easy handling, practicality in maintenance and running costs, then Honda Jazz may just be the best vehicle for you.

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