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Used Honda Jazz for Sale

Launched in South Africa in 2003 (and internationally 2 years before that in 2001), the Honda Jazz was an instant hit and fast became one of Japan’s best-selling cars both domestically and internationally. Because of this, the market for Quality Used Honda Jazz Vehicles is huge, with some of the Used Honda Jazz for Sale at Group 1 selling before they even hit our showroom floor. This is thanks in part to their affordability, but their reliability, fuel economy, funky good looks and low running costs also play a major part in their popularity. Additionally, they are exceptionally fun to drive and have a funky nature that makes even the most mundane urban drives something to look forward to.

Used Honda Jazz – 3 Generations of Fun!

Known as the Honda Fit in its home country of Japan, the Used Honda Jazz Cars for Sale in South Africa are made up of the following 3 generations of cars:

3rd Generation Honda Jazz
2014 – Today

Although the overall layout and design concept is still similar to the previous two generations of Honda Jazz, there is a sporty new attitude found in the latest version of this popular hatchback that will have you clamouring for more, so don’t delay and book a test drive of one today.

The Jazz is sold in 4 model variants in South Africa, namely the 1.2 Litre Trend, the 1.2 Litre Comfort, the 1.5 Litre Elegance and the 1.5 Litre Sport. Transmission options include both a CVT and a Manual transmission. The Honda Jazz 2018 Model received a slightly updated look with a new bumper and LED headlights with daytime running lights.

One of the biggest differences between the third generation Honda Jazz and the first and second generations can be seen in the dimensions of the vehicle. These include a shorter length, longer wheelbase, increase legroom and increased passenger volume.

Did You Know? The “Global Small Car Platform” that Honda uses to build this third generation of Jazz uses ultra-high strength 780 MPa yield steel in 27% of its bodywork. The Jazz’s body panels are both welded and bolted onto the vehicles frame using s fusion of monocoque and spaceframe. Additionally, the Jazz no longer utilises an anti-sway bar, which is why there is now more cabin and luggage space when compared to previous generations of New and Used Honda Jazz hatchbacks.

3rd Generation Honda Jazz at a Glance

Power Train

Engine

  • 1.2L Petrol
  • 1.5L Petrol

Transmission

  • 6-speed manual
  • CVT automatic

Wheelbase

  • 2,530 mm

Length

  • Pre-facelift: 3,955 mm
  • Post-facelift: 3,999 mm
  • Jazz RS: 4,051 mm

Width

  • 1,695 mm

Height

  • 1,525–1,550 mm

2nd Generation Honda Jazz
2009 – 2014

Unveiled at the 2007 Tokyo Motor Show, the Honda Jazz once again was awarded the title of Japanese Car of the Year within months of going on sale.

For this generation, the entire Jazz chassis was re-engineered, and the structural rigidity of the vehicle was increased by a massive 164% when compared to the first generation Jazz. This new look and new build Honda Jazz offered an improved ride and handling profile, which made it exceptionally fun to drive.

2011 saw the introduction of a slightly updated version of the Jazz, with improved styling and better aerodynamics. This, along with improved engine modifications, helped improve the fuel consumption and carbon emission figures quite substantially over the earlier second-generation Jazz models.

Did You Know? The second generation of Honda Jazz offered potential owners a longer wheelbase as well as a wider and longer body than the previous first generation vehicle. Because of this the cabin now featured an even bigger interior volume, however, the boot capacity decreased by 0.58 m3.

2nd Generation Honda Jazz at a Glance

Power Train

Engine

  • 1.2L Petrol
  • 1.5L Petrol

Transmission

  • 5-speed manual
  • 6-speed manual
  • 5-speed automatic

Wheelbase

  • 2,500 mm

Length

  • 2009 – 2011: 3,985 mm
  • 2012 – 2014: 4,100 mm

Width

  • 1,695 mm

Height

  • 1,525 mm

1st Generation Honda Jazz
2001 – 2008

Launched in South Africa two years after the global launch, the 2003 introduction of the Honda Jazz played a big part in putting the Honda Car Brand back on the vehicle sales map. It was available as the 1.3 i-DSI (which was badged as a 1.4 here in SA) and the 1.5 VTEC. Both engine types were offered with either a manual or CVT transmission option.

Although not all models were sold in South Africa, the Jazz was sold in a number of different variations outside of the country. These included both 2-wheel drive and 4-wheel drive (Japan only) options:

  • 1.3 L i-DSI Inline-four engine 2WD (Europe: 1.4 L)
  • 1.3 L i-DSI Inline-four engine 4WD (Japan only)
  • 1.5 L VTEC Inline-four engine 2WD
  • 1.5 L VTEC Inline-four engine 4WD (Japan only)
  • 1.2 L Inline-four engine (Europe only)

Did You Know? Not only did the first generation of Honda Jazz win the coveted Japanese Car of the Year Award within months of its 2001 launch, but within 6 months of going on sale, it has outsold the Toyota Corolla. By the end of 2002, it had also ranked first in sales for nine out of the twelve months of the year.

1st Generation Honda Jazz at a Glance

Power Train

Engine

  • 1.4L Petrol
  • 1.5L Petrol

Transmission

  • 5-speed manual
  • CVT automatic

Wheelbase

  • 2,450 mm

Length

  • 3,845 mm

Width

  • 1,675 mm

Height

  • 1,525 mm

Honda Jazz FAQs

Please note that the following Honda Jazz Frequently Asked Questions us the current third-generation vehicle information. For older models please chat to our team of Group 1 Pre-owned Professionals to find out more about the vehicle you are interested in.

Q: What are the Honda Jazz Safety Features?
A: Standard Honda Jazz Safety Features include Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with (EBD), Emergency Stop Signal (ESS), Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA), High-mounted LED brake light, Advanced Compatibility Engineering vehicle body, SRS airbag system (Front, side and curtain), Front seatbelt pre-tensioning system, 3-point ELR inertia-reel seatbelts in the rear, Height adjustable seatbelt anchors and Rear child seat anchors. Please note that certain trim levels include additional safety features.

Q: What colours does the Honda Jazz come in?
A: The Jazz is available in 4 Metallic colours. These are Lunar Silver, Radiant Red, Orchid White and Modern Steel.

Q: Does the Honda Jazz have an automatic transmission?
A: The latest Honda Jazz has a CVT automatic transmission option as well as a manual transmission option.

Q: What are the best Used Honda Jazz Year Models to buy?
A: The Honda Jazz is a reliable vehicle across all of its production years, but the most popular is without a doubt the newer year models. These include (but are by no means limited to) the 2018 Honda Jazz, the pre-facelift 2017 Honda Jazz and the ever popular 2016 Honda Jazz.

Used Honda Jazz Prices

The Used Honda Jazz Prices at our showrooms in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth, Uitenhage, Stellenbosch and Knysna reflect the quality of the type of vehicle we sell as well as the age, generation, trim level and mileage of the Used Hyundai Jazz you are interested in. Please feel free to contact us at any one of our Group 1 Pre-owned Showrooms to discuss the Used Honda Jazz Prices found on this page.

Used Honda Jazz in the Western Cape

Get your heart racing in a Used Honda Jazz in the Western Cape when you contact or visit us at one of three Group 1 Showrooms:

Group 1 Pre-owned in Kuils River
Tel:
021 900 5200

Group 1 Pre-owned in Stellenbosch
Tel:
021 887 6900

Group 1 Pre-owned in Knysna
Tel:
044 302 2600

Used Honda Jazz in Gauteng

Used Honda Jazz in Gauteng are some of the most popular vehicles that we sell in Johannesburg, and we can deliver your vehicle directly to your door from one of these two Group 1 Branches:

Group 1 at The Glen
Tel:
010 593 4393

Group 1 in Midrand
Tel:
011 312 2678

Used Honda Jazz in the Eastern Cape

When looking for a quality Used Honda Jazz for Sale in the Eastern Cape which is available at the best possible price, then visit us at:

Group 1 in Port Elizabeth
Tel:
041 994 1800

Group 1 in Uitenhage
Tel:
041 994 1800

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