Honda is introducing a new Si grade to its popular range in an effort to attract younger buyers.
The Honda Jazz Si now becomes the top specification for 1.2-litre cars and, confusingly, the mid-specification model for 1.4-litre petrol versions. In keeping with its sporty intent, it is only available with a manual gearbox.
Si specification offers added value
Bespoke Si features include a set of 16-inch ‘Chronos’ alloy wheels, a chrome sports front grille and a new rear spoiler. You also get embroidered carpet mats plus Si badging for the boot and glovebox. Honda says all this additional kit is worth an extra £2,000, although the Honda Jazz Si is just £870 more expensive than existing lower trim levels.
This means you can pick up a 1.2-litre Honda Jazz Si for £12,835 – or a 1.4-litre Honda Jazz Si for £13,510.
Honda explains that it is introducing the new Jazz Si spec in direct response to customer demand. Younger Jazz buyers have been asking for something similar to the previous generation Jazz Sport trim – hence the bigger wheels and minor styling changes. Tthis should go some way to improving the new car’s already impressive supermini status.
Available from 1st April, Honda is launching the new model with two low rate PCP finance deals – 5.9% over three years with 25% deposit, or 7.4% over three years with 10% deposit. Subject to status, terms and conditions apply.
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