Honda Jazz

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How much does the Honda Jazz cost to run?

The 1.3L petrol is the most economical Honda Jazz to run, taking into account insurance, tax and fuel efficiency.

The Honda Jazz 1.3L petrol costs £20.00 a year to tax, as it sits in tax band B.

It does just over 61 MPG on average, which means it will cost £10.00* in petrol every 100 miles driven.

In terms of fuel efficiency, it sits between the Peugeot 208 1.6L diesel and the more thirsty Audi A1 1.4L petrol.

The lower the insurance group, the cheaper a car should be to insure. This model is rated insurance group 13, which is lower than the Kia Rio 1.4L petrol, but higher than the Alfa Romeo Mito 1.4L petrol. (If insurance cost is important to you then the Ford KA+ has the lowest insurance group.)

Engine options

model1.2L petrol1.3L petrol1.5L petrol
mpg53.3 - 54.350.4 - 61.447.9 - 52.3
emissions120 - 125106 - 130124 - 133
tax£125.00 - £30.00£125.00 - £20.00£125.00 - £145.00
insuranceGroup 13 - 14Group 13 - 19Group 19

*UK average price of diesel £1.34 as of 01/06/2019.

*UK average price of petrol £1.29 as of 01/06/2019.

Honda Jazz: How big is the boot?

The Honda Jazz has an above average boot space (344 litres of luggage with the seats up).

This would allow one pushchair and one large bag. Alternatively you could load up with 2 large bags or 2 cabin bags instead.

Worth knowing, the Skoda Fabia estate is the best in class, allowing for one pushchair and 3 large bags with its 515 litres.

Is the Honda Jazz easy to park?

While not the absolute narrowest car (that is the Hyundai I10), this is in the top third for ease of parking in car parks. Given a typical supermarket space, it will fill just under three quarters of the space.

If you park on the street regularly, this is one of the cars to shortlist. At 3949m long it gives you reasonable 851mm space to move the car in and out of the bay.

Which Honda Jazz has the best performance?

The fastest Honda Jazz from 0-60, is the 1.5L petrol (if you’re a petrol head, it has 155 lbs/ft torque and 130 bhp). It hits 60 mph in 8.7 seconds.

The closest rival in its class is the Fiat Punto 1.4L petrol, which will beat your Honda Jazz to 60 by 0.2 seconds. That doesn’t sound much, but in 0-60 terms it’s actually a big gap.

Engine options

model1.2L petrol1.3L petrol1.5L petrol
zeroTo6212.5 - 12.711.2 - 13.98.7 - 10.1
torque114123 - 127155
bhp90100 - 102130

What size caravan or trailer, can the Honda Jazz tow?

If you are towing you want good torque to pull away easily despite the extra weight, and the car needs to be at least 15% heavier than the caravan to keep you stable at speed.

The model that can tow the biggest caravan or heaviest trailer is the Honda Jazz 1.5L petrol which has 155 lbs/ft torque. It should be able to tow a braked caravan or trailer that weighs up to 1000kg comfortably.

You must check your car handbook – maximum towing weights vary considerably with different engine and gearbox combinations.