The output of the next generation of the Japanese hatchback 2018-2019 Honda Fit, also known as the Jazz, just around the corner. Obviously, the first to buy the new product will be the Japanese, then the car will appear in other countries. The first violin in the series of modifications has become a hybrid, and the company especially emphasizes his ability. When it is worthy characteristics new Fit hybrid consumes less than 3 liters of fuel per 100 kilometers. With him and should start.
The hatchback is equipped with a gasoline engine i-DCD volume of 1.5 liters, working on the Atkinson cycle. 7-speed robotized transmission with dual-clutch transmission has an integrated electric motor to complement the internal combustion engine performance. The total capacity of the power plant under the name of Sport Hybrid i-DCD is up to 137 horsepower.
Claimed fuel consumption is very optimistic – 2.75 liters per 100 kilometers. Compared with old hybrid IMA this figure is improved by 35 percent. Provided EV mode in which the movement is carried out only by an electric motor, and regenerative braking system. Now none of the hybrid or electric vehicle, without it can not do.
Gamma powertrains continues couple gasoline engines. Engine volume of 1.3 liters develops power of 100 horsepower under the hood and Fit RS is a 1.5-liter engine, giving out 132 l / s, for a small hatchback that is enough for dynamic driving. By the way, while 2018-2019 Honda did not disclose even the dimensions of the new generation of the car, but journalists who were present at the first showing of the prototypes in Japan, noted several to increase the length.
Official specifications will be announced later. In transmissions from non-hybrid versions there are no secrets. Either mechanics with six steps, or the new variator. The design corresponds to the modern corporate style with a predominance of rapid sharp lines and angular forms. Without the influence of Civic model is clearly not done. It is expected that the European model of Jazz will receive an economical diesel i-DTEC (Earth Dreams) with a working volume of 1.6 liters instead of 1.5-liter petrol engine, but there are other possible scenarios.