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All the car you need - it does everything!
HONDA JAZZ 1.4 i-VTEC EX 5dr (Review date: 3rd November '12)
I've had this Jazz for around 6 months now. It's the second one we've owned - the first being the earlier model - and is a big improvement on the old car in many ways. However, it does feel like quite a different car to the first one. It feels far more 'grown up', much more planted on the road and really very solid.
I needed a car that was compact and cheap to run for my commute, but which was still a solid, safe car that I would be happy for the family to travel in.
This car has proved the perfect compromise: it has all the benefits of a small car: cheap to run (50 MPG easily, cheap road tax and of course it's a Honda so never goes wrong), easy to drive, easy to park - but with the benefits of a bigger car: loads of space inside, big boot, drives like a bigger car (feels nice and stable on the road and doesn't feel out of its depth when you do long motorway journeys). It is super sensible (utterly reliable, well made) but in EX trim also pretty stylish. Also on a decent road, it really is a great drive - flat handling, revvy engine, great gearbox. Plus all the creature comforts: cruise control, climate control, iPod socket etc etc.
Really very pleased with it, and it'll last a long time.
Jazz EX review
HONDA JAZZ 1.4 i-VTEC EX 5dr (Review date: 24th June '12)
Good looking, well built, made in UK gives a feel good factor. Had an earlier Civic before again which I was v pleased with.
The only downpoint I would say of the Jazz are the front seats which lack support and I would say are pretty uncomfortable compared to the standard of the rest of the car. I am currently looking for some after market accessory - seat covers ?- to get over the problem; either that I may look into replacing the seats, anyone done this on a Jazz ?
Excellent first car
HONDA JAZZ 1.2 i-VTEC S 5dr [AC] (Review date: 26th February '12)
I have bought Honda Jazz new and so far very happy with it. I am a new driver and it gives me absolute pleasure and great control. Its brilliant for the city/urban roads, good in Motorways. I think it has maximum space inside and boot. Very economical to drive, even for new driver like me, it will prompt you if you are not driving economical, thats brilliant I think. Great car from Honda.
HONDA JAZZ 1.4 i-VTEC ES 5dr (Review date: 20th January '12)
My first deviation from the norm was to make the decision to buy it online, which resulted in a saving of almost £3K!
I love pretty much everything about my car, especially the colour (lovely Cerulian blue). Also bought a Honda 5-year Servicing Plan for around £500, which has already saved me money.
Drive is pretty good, but I was hoping for slightly better mpg. Disappointed that it falls into a higher insurance group. Only 2 choices for tyre pressure. One is for 4 passengers and their luggage, and the other for towing a caravan, neither of which represents me.
Clear, illuminated instrument panels, plenty of room in the cabin. Even an ickle secret cubbyhole tucked under one of the rear seats. Reliability and Honda customer service has been excellent.
Honfa Jazz is the best.
HONDA JAZZ 1.3 IMA HS Hybrid 5dr CVT (Review date: 18th January '12)
This car is fantastic you have to drive one, Its quick/nippy/economical regular 56mpg around town, ace usb input stereo, great seats, versatile, the list goes on and on - I've had Mercs, Seats, Nissans, Toyotas, Rovers etc etc and this car is easily the best. There is no way I can fully do this car justice in words so go and have a good test drive
preferably for 24 hours and you will see what I mean.
1.4 honda jazz auto
HONDA JAZZ 1.4 i-VTEC ES 5dr i-SHIFT Auto (Review date: 2nd December '11)
This has to be the worst auto box i have ever driven and ive had several. They went from a CVT box to this i shift one and have realised their mistake and gone back to CVT. So im left with a jerky un-responsive , sometimes dangerous box which wil change gear in its own time not yours. fun on a roundabout when youre coasting
The outside paint is thinner than egg shells and is coming off at an alarming rate. Already bought a pen stick to patch it up after 1 year.
Wind noise at 70mph, well forget about talking to your partner.
Yes it has been very reliable but it is only a year old. MPG is nowhere near its 50 as stated. Combined i get 40 at best and on a run it'll go upto 46. I get about 300 miles out of a tank again nowhere near the 400 the garage said it would do. And how embarising is it when you run out of fuel at 280, thought the dials must be wrong.
The ride is very uncomfortable on anything but a perfectly flat road, although the steering is nice and sharp.
Windscreen fogs up in cold weather constantly. I could go on about how much Ive made a mistake getting this vehicle and I look forward to the day of getting rid of it, honda wont have it back without a hefty wedge from me, lovely customer service for selling me something that doesnt fit their description. Would never deal with Honda again
Excellent as usual
HONDA JAZZ 1.4 i-VTEC ES 5dr CVT (Review date: 16th April '11)
This is my third Jazz, starting in 2003. They have improved all the time. Thank goodness Honda have brought back the CVT gearbox; I test drove an i-shift last year which was awful, so waited til the new 2011 model with CVT. The car has same awesome practicality ( I moved house using my Jazz!) but is roomier than my old 2005 model. The looks are much less 'dinky' and more 'hunky' which pleases the kids. The ride is still a bit jiggly on the dreadful UK rural roads. The CVT drive is exceptionally smooth, though trying to outsmart it by using the paddle switches on the steering wheel is a bit problematic, as it decides whether or not to allow you to stay in your selected gear or silently revert to CVT mode which is a little disconcerting. It will only let you remain in a lower gear if you are going uphill at a high throttle opening or descending a steep hill. To overcome this you shift the gear lever into 'S' mode and then you can drive as a clutchless manual using the paddles. The steering feels much more positive and correctly weighted. The boot space a tiny bit smaller so its a bit awkward to load a full golf bag because of the suspension covers intrusion. The interior is much improved with better materials and mod cons like climate control and a usb connection for your ipod or memory stick. Otherwise a beautifully engineered car which is very frugal, reliable and practical. I highly recommend the 1.4 ES CVT Auto model.
2010 Honda Jazz great runaround
HONDA JAZZ 1.4 i-VTEC ES 5dr (Review date: 22nd March '11)
Nicely priced car this replaces a Mondeo estate so I was dreading the lack of space, that said the way the seats fold in different ways make for a very versatile luggage space.
Runs very well and economical enough 45 mpg with a heavy right footed driver.
So far so good build quality and reliability wise we bought the 5 year service and warranty plan for peace of mind.
My only gripe is the fuel tank could be a little larger, I am having to refil every 6 days whereas my Mondeo would go for 8 days on the same journeys, a small price to pay for the cheap drive and good overal spec.
HONDA JAZZ 1.4 i-VTEC EX 5dr i-SHIFT Auto (Review date: 19th March '11)