Small city cars are faster than are in vogue because of its practicality. Congestion cities makes travel on them in the flour and talked utter completely discourages ride on a big sedan, so manufacturers pay attention to the machine, specially designed for such daily exercises. Today there is a compact car models in the product range of almost all leading companies. A technical and design solutions make them more and more similar to each other. The Japanese originally put to the class of 'mini' importance and now look forward to the successful promotion of their babies to foreign markets. Exterior Honda Jazz – the main theme of improvisation.
Hood line smoothly into the windshield and roof line ends abruptly at the back door. This odnoob'emnik! It seems that something similar has already been, but the developers managed to make machine recognizable. 'Good-natured smile "grille, headlights, spotlights a large transparent caps and ribbed hood – perhaps the most original parts of the car. The rear lights are made as of three parts: red halves separated by a transparent inset with two cylinders, turn signals and reverse lights, which is considerably cheer up the rear. But in the profile of the car looks a little ordinary – compared with a high body even 14-inch wheels look small. Salon leaves an ambiguous impression: on the one hand, everything is thought out and easy on the other – a combination of qualitative and cheap materials is obvious dissonance.
Front panel made of expensive embossed plastic visor and dashboard and center console – from cheap plastic. Buttons for the audio from a CD-player make explicit 'Chinese' impression. In fact, dashboard – three big dials: speedometer, tachometer and fuel indicator. Clearly, other functions are indicator lights, but the lack of coolant temperature indicator somehow unusual. And what is a Jazz on the run? Is there any improvisation in the dynamics? At first sight – it is an ordinary car. Conventional McPherson strut front and twist beam with trailing arm rear in conjunction with impressive wheelbase provide an acceptable level of comfort in motion. But not only. This design enabled the platform to expand the interior space. 1.3-liter engine produces 83 hp. with., c system direct injection, is designed to provide maximum fuel economy (6.9 L/100 km of urban streets, according to the specifications) and compliance with increasingly stricter environmental regulations. Prior to 2000 rpm motor frankly sluggish, but then 'wakes up' quickly and precisely unwinding to 6000 rev / min. A five-speed gearbox works perfectly: a little clarity and moves the switching gearshift rare on small machines. By handling the same claims do not arise. Power steering, as it helps to maneuver at low speeds and in tight turns with the driver maintains a stable feedback. Of course, all know new car for a short time the test is difficult, and some features have remained unsolved. But in general, Honda Jazz leaves the impression of a well-rounded, modern car.