Honda Automobile (Thailand) today officially launches the new Jazz Hybrid, the first of its kind in the sub-compact market segment, which is set to beat rivals with the single price of Bt768,000.
Two hybrid models are now marketed in Thailand, Toyota Camry Hybrid and Toyota Prius. The two models with bigger engine sizes are priced above Bt1 million.
Designed for Thai people who want to live modern and environmentally-positive lifestyles under the “advanced and clean concept”, the new Jazz Hybrid has a sleek acrylic and plated grille, a new headlight and taillight design with blue clear lenses and plating, and a comprehensive range of interior features. The new Honda Jazz Hybrid also comes with intelligent Eco Assist technology designed to help the driver maintain a fuel-efficient driving style, plus a display system that encourages optimum fuel-saving performance for all driving styles. It is available in four colors including Brilliant White, Alabaster Silver, Fresh Lime Green and Cerulean Blue, complemented by black and dark blue interior colors.
Pitak Pruittisarikorn, executive vice president, Honda Automobile (Thailand) said that the new model shows an unrivalled Honda innovation, powered by hybrid technology working together with a 1.3 litre-VTEC intelligent engine, designed for need of an environmentally-friendly automobile with low CO2 emissions.
"We believe Thai customers who want a green driving experience will warmly welcome this innovative new model. The Honda Jazz Hybrid is sporty and fun to drive, with fantastic fuel economy, roomy comfort, convenient controls and the flexibility for almost any type of use. Its interior is more spacious than other vehicles in the same category. Most importantly, the new Honda Jazz Hybrid is the affordable hybrid car that anyone can own. Honda is committed to clean energy innovations and increasing the use of alternative energy to ensure a sustainable future, which reflects our corporate environmental vision of ‘Blue Skies for Our Children’ and is in line with Honda’s global efforts to reduce CO2 emissions by 30 percent by 2020. This reflects our philosophy of being a company that society wants to exist by sharing the joy of using our products with the highest customer satisfaction, affordable prices, and low carbon emissions that reflect Honda’s Vision 2020," Pitak said.