Honda Jazz Used for sale Cheltenham, Gloucester, Tewkesbury, Cirencester,Stroud, Gloucestershire
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Honda Jazz Used for sale Cheltenham, Gloucester, Tewkesbury, Cirencester,Stroud, Gloucestershire

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The Honda Jazz is a clever reliable little car with a huge amount of space for the size. Good to drive with great little engine and lots of seat configurations.

Vehicle Information

Tax Band:  E 120.00
Insurance Group:  4
Number of Previous Owners:  0
Fuel Type:  Petrol
Co2 Emissions:  137
BHP:  81
Max Speed:  106
Acceleration:  12.90
Combined (mpg):  48.00

Vehicle Features

Air Conditioning
Climate Control
Alloy Wheels
Radio/CD Player
Remote Central Locking
Power Steering
Parking Sensors
4 Airbags
ABS
Electric Windows
Electric Mirrors

Honda Jazz Used for sale Cheltenham, Gloucester, Tewkesbury, Cirencester,Stroud, Gloucestershire

Honda's Jazz is one of the cleverest superminis around. A thoroughly modern design it is innovative in its use of space with remarkably good head and rear legroom. It's also well equipped and is available with frugal and characterful engines. The Jazz is at its best in town where it's both friendly and fun to drive. It's very nearly the complete package - but while it's hugely versatile the Jazz is let down by a poor ride comfort, especially on bumpy roads and a lack of refinement at higher speeds. It is very cheap to run though and well equipped.

The range kicks off with a 75bhp 1.2-litre, which was introduced to the Jazz range in late 2004 - just after the model was given a few styling and comfort tweaks. It's a peppy unit that's well suited to town work being both quick off the mark and nippy at low speeds. It certainly feels quicker than its 0-60mph time of 13.3 seconds suggests. The 81bhp 1.4-litre engine was the engine that the Jazz was launched with in 2002 and it suits most drivers' needs as it has no problems keeping up with traffic plus acceleration is brisk enough for quick lane-changing. It's just as impressive on the motorway, cruising easily at 70-80mph and will average around 49mpg with the five-speed manual gearbox.

The Jazz is an easy car to drive around town thanks to its light steering and controls. On A and B roads it feels sharp and composed, with firm and precise gearchanges and responsive brakes. It's not fun, but certainly safe and predictable. The Jazz is only let down by its firm ride (especially on early models that had even stiffer suspension), which can at times be jarring and very uncomfortable over potholed roads. The Jazz is available with a five-speed manual or seven-speed Continuously Variable Transmission. The latter is an automatic with a manual override to allow you to change gear if you need to.

Thoughtful use of space means that the Jazz seats five without anyone having to breathe in. The seats are comfortable for pottering around town, but not supportive enough for longer trips. Road noise can be a problem too - it's tolerable at low speeds, but on the motorway the drone can become irritating. Despite its tall design, there's no problem with wind noise and the engine is well insulated.

Origami-like seats fold, tumble and can be stowed to create an exceptionally roomy interior (see the interior detail section of the gallery for a better idea of how it works). It's possible to get a pushbike in the back - very impressive for such a small car - while passengers get plenty of head and legroom all round. There are even some useful cabin cubbies.