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Honda PH’s subcompact twins get sporty, limited-edition variants

The City and the Jazz receive exterior makeovers

This can only mean Honda wants to run out its City and Jazz inventories. See if you dig them. PHOTO FROM HONDA

As we approach the final stretch of the year, car companies are getting more and more creative in trying to move their inventories. One way of doing that is to introduce new variants that boast visual tweaks with the sole purpose of reviving public interest in the models they represent.

Take Honda Cars Philippines’ latest offerings, for example. The Japanese automaker has announced the availability of the so-called City Sport and Jazz Sport limited-edition variants. Check out the new cosmetic bits found on these cars.


  • LED headlamps
  • LED fog lamps
  • Power-folding side mirrors with turn signals
  • Chrome door handles
  • Ducktail rear spoiler
  • Sport Edition emblem
  • Colors: Taffeta White and Modern Steel Metallic
The Honda City 1.5 Sport CVT is priced at P899,000. PHOTO FROM HONDA


  • 16-inch RS Design black alloy wheels
  • RS Design tailgate spoiler
  • Black side mirror caps
  • Sport Edition emblem
  • Color: Brilliant Sporty Blue
The Honda Jazz 1.5 Sport CVT is priced at P933,000. PHOTO FROM HONDA

As mentioned above, these variants are limited-edition: just 30 units for the P933,000 Jazz 1.5 Sport CVT and “about a hundred units” (according to a Honda executive) for the P899,000 City 1.5 Sport CVT.

So, if you or anyone you know is looking for a stylish urban runabout, Honda has two candidates you might want to inspect in the metal. Go see them soon.

Vernon B. Sarne

Vernon is the founder and editor-in-chief of VISOR. He has been an automotive journalist since July 1995. He became one by serendipity, walking into the office of a small publishing company and applying for a position he had no idea was for a local car magazine. God has watched over him throughout his humble journey. He writes the ‘Spoiler’ column.