2013 Honda Jazz Hybrid CKD Launched In Malaysia, Assumes Cheapest Hybrid Title

By Seow Yaohan | November 26, 2012
2013 Honda Jazz Hybrid CKD Launched In Malaysia, Assumes Cheapest Hybrid Title

Honda Malaysia has launched the first locally-assembled hybrid car in Malaysia, the 2013 Honda Jazz Hybrid CKD, at an event at its Pegoh Plant in Alor Gajah. This launch also marks the introduction of Malaysia's first locally-produced hybrid model, which justified the gracing of the event by Dato' Mukhriz Tun Mahathir, the incumbent Deputy Minister of International Trade and Industry (MITI).

So how much cheaper is the Honda Jazz Hybrid in locally-made form? Almost RM5k is the answer, lowering the OTR with insurance price tag to RM 89,900, compared with the Jazz Hybrid CBU's RM 94,800 pricing which was already the lowest for a hybrid in Malaysia. The warranty stays unchanged at three-year/100,000-km for the car and five-year/140,000-km for the battery. Local content of parts and components is currently around 10 percent, though that figure is expected to increase over time—much like the pricing.

2013 Honda Jazz Hybrid CKD Launch Event

The Honda Jazz Hybrid CKD exchanges two eye-catching colours—Fresh Lime Metallic and Milano Red—for two relatively dull ones, namely Polished Metal Metallic and Sparkling Brown Metallic. The others are Tafetta White, Alabaster Silver Metallic and Crystal Black Pearl. Smart move by Honda Malaysia as we would expect buyers of the Jazz Hybrid CBU, which will remain on sale for the time being, to opt for colours not available on the CKD version?

Of course, the 1.3-litre i-VTEC engine and Integrated Motor Assist (IMA) hybrid system remain the main selling point of the Honda Jazz Hybrid CKD. But there are a number of missing key features and equipment otherwise found on the CBU version of the same car. Among them are paddle shifts, solid disc rear brakes (replaced by drums), steering wheel audio controls, automatic wipers, cruise control, Hill Start Assist, and side and curtain airbags. Enjoy the 2013 Honda Jazz Hybrid CKD launch event photos below!

2013 Honda Jazz Hybrid CKD Launch Event Gallery (18 Photos)

Honda Malaysia Plant Tour Gallery (14 Photos)

AboutSeow Yaohan
Seow Yao Han strives to bring you the latest and the most comprehensive information on cars available in Malaysia. But it's never easy for him to talk and write cars in this part of the world because what you lust after is often not what you drive home. When the euphoria of test-driving that branded, super-expensive sports car dies down, he just goes home in his less-than-glamorous ride.

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