Honda announced on February 12 that it will launch and begin sales of the new six-seater Jade on February 13.
The Jade is equipped with a hybrid system that combines a 1.5L direct injection DOHC four-cylinder engine and a motor. The engine produces a maximum output of 131ps and a maximum torque of 15.8kgm. Meanwhile, the motor generates a maximum output of 29.5ps and a maximum torque of 16.3kgm. The maximum output of the entire system is 152ps. It achieves a fuel economy of 25.0km/liter in JC08 mode.
The wheelbase is 2760mm, and the overall length, width and height are 4650mm, 1775mm and 1530mm respectively. The curb weight is 1510kg. The price of the base model is 2.72 million yen, while the X model is 2.92 million yen.
(Translated by Katherine N. Bantiles)