As one of the first small hybrids on the market, this Jazz 2 is a delight in town. It also shines with its modularity and its… reliability!
From 2011 to 2015, from €11,000
More affordable than the current 4th generationdespite prices which tend to rise – under the effect of the rise in the price of unleaded – this Jazz “2” was the first to offer a hybrid engineunlike the 3, which did not have it. Offering 88 hp in total, its kinematic chain is distinguished by its great smoothness of operation, especially in town where you also benefit from the compact size of this microspace. On the road, its continuously variable transmission has, as on the Toyota Yaris, a tendency to pack the mechanics in the event of frank acceleration. On the other hand, you can play on the engine brake via the paddles on the steering wheel. Added to this is a very reasonable average fuel consumption – from less than 4 liters to just over 6 l/100 kma remarkable modularity with retractable bench seat, freeing up a flat floor, also foldable as a wallet, and a load volume of up to 1,200 litres. Remains a damping lacking in softness and plastics of any appearance.
Remarkable reliability, even better than that of the thermal version, which is one of the benchmarks in its segment.
- Thermal motor : air flow meter problem.
- Transmission CVT : bearings replaced.
- Braking : noisy pads.
- Clim’ : compressors replaced; adjustments sometimes difficult; noises…
- Driver airbag : cartridges replaced (recall in November 2015).
Examples of announcements
i-VTEC Hybrid Luxury 2011 61 000 km 11 800 €
i-VTEC Hybrid Luxury 2014 17 000 km 13 900 €
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