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Honda Jazz review

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Honda Jazz
8 Jan 2016 12:31 | Last updated: 22 Aug 2018 15:45

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Let's be honest, the Honda Jazz has a reputation as the favourite car of Britain's grandparents. That may be so, but it’s a strong seller precisely because it's easily the most spacious and practical among its peers.

But you can’t stand still for long in the hotly contested small car class, especially with rivals as good as the Volkswagen Polo, Ford Fiesta and our current favourite, the Seat Ibiza, around.

After a 2018 facelift, the Jazz now has a pair of four-cylinder petrol engines to pick from and even more equipment in each of the three trim levels. And if that’s not enough, there’s even a new Sport variant that gets a bodykit, sports seats and a 0-62mph time of less than nine seconds.

Click through the next few pages for our comprehensive review and to find out our preferred model. If you’re already got your heart set on a Jazz, don’t forget to check out our new car deals here.

 

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There are 7 trims available for the Jazz Hatchback. Click to see details.See all versions
EX
This trim comes stacked with equipment, but we’d recommend sticking to SE and saving some cash. EX brings larger 16in alloy wheels, foglights, rear privacy glass, a leather gearlever and steering w...View trim
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SE
Our pick of the range is not a lot more expensive than S trim but adds 15in alloy wheels, Honda’s 7.0in colour touchscreen infotainment system, front and rear parking sensors, another USB connectio...View trim
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SE Navi
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Sport
Based on SE trim, Sport gains black 16in wheels, sporty bodystyling, a leather gearknob and steering wheel, orange stitching, LED headlights and the bigger 1.5-litre engine...View trim
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EX Navi
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S
Entry-level S trim gets all the essentials, although we'd advise spending a little more on the generously equipped SE. S models get 15in steel wheels, LED daytime running lights, a DAB radio, USB a...View trim
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