Spotted: Was this Honda Atlas test driving the Honda Fit/Jazz for Pakistan?

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Two days ago, as I begin my commute through Shara-e-Faisal and onto Baloch Expressway, I spotted a Honda Fit/Jazz which gained my attention, not because it was the 2014 Honda Fit/Jazz but because it had fitted red TD number plates.

A month ago we test drove the FAW Sirius MPV and at that time we got to know that FAW drove the vehicle alongside a Pick-truck for almost an year for testing purposes before breaking the news about its introduction to the Pakistani market. The Sirius Test Vehicle had fitted the same red TD number plates which FAW engineers drove across the country.

During mid-2012, Honda Atlas also conducted a survey for the Jazz and Brio  for possible introduction in the Pakistani market.

So we have solid reasons to believe that this may be Honda Atlas testing the vehicle for the Pakistani market since Indus Motors is already on track to introduce the Etios Valco hatchback to compete with Suzuki Swift.

Here’s the images of the Fit which we spotted. We apologize for the quality of images but we couldn’t have possibly pulled the driver over for a brief photo session now could we?

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The car was the 2013 Honda Fit/Jazz whose next generation, the 2014 Jazz/Fit has just been unveiled at the ongoing Tokyo Motor Show and since Honda Atlas follows Honda globally in terms of new products, it may as well be the case as pointed out by a veteran Pakwheels’ Member who says that the TD number plates are offered to dealers, it maybe Honda dealers or used car dealers. Any car dealer can go and get a TD number plate.

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Omer further explains the whole number, for example, TD – 006 H wherein 006 is showroom specific number (code) and alphabets ranging from A-J is the number of plates issued which means that H is the 8th number issued to the specific dealer. There can be a maximum 10 plates issued.

Whatever the case, we sure as hell know that Honda is planning to bring some car to compete with Toyota’s Etios Valco and Suzuki’s Swift and Honda’s best bet would the Fit/Jazz.

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14 Comments
  1. Farooq Mitra says

    nice …

  2. Afnan Aftab Motiwala says

    might be a imported one . . .

  3. Haider Zia says

    if its indeed a road test then its good to know that the number of cars available to public is increasing

  4. Anjum Iqbal says

    Whats the price of this car ?

  5. Usman Raza says

    its imported ……2010 model is being sold at around 1.5+ million….. by importers mafia…. :/

  6. Shahid Mehmood says

    so let the manufacturer mafia sale the 2013/14 model at 3 million

  7. Haani Jaani says

    and this is not a 2014 Honda Jazz as reflected in the article above. https://www.pakwheels.com/forums/news-articles-driver-education-safety/225217-2014-honda-jazz-fit-rs

  8. Usman Ali Khan says

    Red no.plates are used by Embassy vehicles… Which usually foreigners drive.. Dont know from where the hell u comprehended that these cars belong to Atlas Group

  9. Haris Khan says

    If launched with some premium features (a good auto tranny especially) and in a good price range i.e. under 1.4mill, it will make jdms run for their money…

  10. Zeeshan Zee Aleem says

    TD plates are allocated to dealers. Pls do due diligence first

  11. Syed Maroof Akbar says

    It is the 2010 Model (whichever generation it is from ). The red number plates with TD series are being used by the importers, specially the ones who import vehicles regularly on TR. The embassy vehicles having red number plates normally have C_ lettering (CC, CX).

  12. M Umair Majeed says

    FOR SALE Honda JAZZ 2010 Recent Import Red color with alloys , power steering , power window, and much more scratch-less car, Un-registered contact 03159453401

  13. Fawad Maqbool says

    sir plz inbox me the exclusive special discounted price :p

  14. Muhammad Muzammal Jamil says

    I have Called and Confirmed for Honda Atals Officials. This is fake News None of this cars is going to be launched in Pakistan …Same is the case with Toyota Etios Valco….Yes but FAW V2 is confirmed By their Officials to be Launched in August in Pakistan with the Prices of Rs,10.5 Lakh Approximately ..With Fully Loaded Features……

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