By THE NATION
The new "Fit" is available in both petrol and hybrid powertrain, with the latter equipped with a new two-motor system called e:HEV, boasting electric-only driving for everyday usage.
The first "Fit" model was launched in 2001 and was marketed in Thailand and several overseas markets as “Jazz”. It has accumulated sales of over 7.1 million units.
There is no confirmation of the launch date for the new (Fit/Jazz) in Thailand.
Honda Thailand has selected “City” model for the eco-friendly market. A source said it may use the hybrid version of Jazz to spearhead the hybrid market in the future.