AN Advance Sport grade is being introduced into the Honda Jazz line up as the range gets an overhaul for 2023.
The refreshed supermini range also features a revised e:HEV hybrid powertrain that improves driveability, adds power and a towing capacity, without impacting CO2or fuel efficiency.
Elegance and Advance grades now feature a more defined grille design as well as a darker headlight insert.
More sculpted bumpers front and rear with textured lower sections to give the Jazz a more purposeful appearance while revised colours for the Advance's alloy wheel design are also being introduced.
The Jazz Crosstar SUV crossover version also features several exterior revisions including a more defined grille features a pronounced honeycomb design and new-look bumpers, which feature silver inserts designed to look like underbody protection.
Inside, Elegance and Advance grades feature revisions to the colour, material and finish choices, whilst the Crosstar's interior features new seat upholstery as well as revisions to the dash and door cards along with a new trim finish for the dashboard, centre console, and two-spoke steering wheel.
The new Advance Sport grade - available in a new exclusive grey paint finish - incorporates a special finish to the front bumper design, a sporty lattice grille as well as gloss black wing mirrors and 16-inch alloy wheels.
Inside, the Advance Sport has seats are finished in a combination upholstery of black synthetic suede and grey synthetic leather while a new three spoke wheel, central armrest and door cards are detailed with a contrasting yellow stitch.
Revisions to all aspects of the e:HEV power system have seen efficiency, driveability and output increased.
The electric drive motor has seen a 14ps increase, taking its total output to 122ps, and the generator motor has also seen an increase in power, taking it to a peak of 106ps.
The 1.5-litre port-injection petrol engine nnow produces 107ps while emissions range from 102g/km to 105g/km in the Advance Sport model.
Changes have also been made to improve smoothness of the automatic transmission while on the Advance Sport versions the throttle map has been altered to give a sportier response.
The new Jazz has also been given a towing ability can now pull trailers or bike carriers up to 500kg.
Prices are still to be announced for the new version which is expected on the road in the next few weeks but can be expected to show a slight increase over the current £21,295 starting price.