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2017 Honda Jade facelift rolls out in China

2017 Honda Jade facelift rolls out in China image

Nica Onate / Honda | November 24, 2016 06:41

More family look, solid wing face grill and full-LED headlights

Honda Motor Co Ltd. has recently launched the refreshed Jade at this year's Guangzhou Auto Show. First revealed during the 2013 Auto Shanghai, the Jade is a minivan, featuring a stylish exterior with an expansive 6-seater cabin.

The facelifted Jade sports a more family look with a solid wing face grill and a full-LED headlights. It also features a new front bumper, along with revamped foglamp surrounds. At the back, the taillights now has a larger area of the overall tail lamp cluster. It is also fitted with chrome door handles.

Rear quarter of the 2017 Honda Jade facelift

In addition, the Honda Jade rides on a seven-spoke alloy wheels.

Honda claims that the 6-seater cabin, with the help of the V-shaped slant to the seats' positioning, enables multiple configurations and provides easier ingress and egress.

At the heart of the Honda Jade is a 1.8 liter i-VTEC naturally-aspirated engine rated at 141 PS and 174 Nm of torque, which is also applied in the outgoing model. Meanwhile, the 1.5-liter turbocharged in-line four that produces 158 PS will also be available in the Chinese market later.

The new headlights of the 2017 Honda Jade

For the 1.8-liter engine, the Japanese automaker offers a five-speed automatic or continously variable transmission, depending on variant. Other amenities include hill start assist, ISOFIX child seat anchors for the rear seats, a tyre pressure monitoring system, emergency stop signal.