Interesting excerpt from asia.vtec.net :
Jazz Vtec Dyno Test Results..
A stock Fit/Jazz VTEC as we can see from the chart delivers around 80ps at the wheels when measured on a Dynojet.
A power of 80ps at the wheels for a stock Fit/Jazz VTEC has since been confirmed when Amoil had a chance to dyno other units.
Based on comparisons the D-series which the L-series replaced, this is about par with the ASEAN 1.6l SOHC and SOHC-VTEC Civics which delivered 84ps and 90ps from rated engine powers of 120ps and 127ps respectively.
I think the dyno result shows that the L15A VTEC is at least a potent as the D-series which it replaces but with a much higher fuel economy potential to boot. More importantly, the flexibility of the CVT-7 with its 7 speed mode means that the Fit/Jazz VTEC CVT-7 is a capable of quite a fair bit higher performance to boot even in stock form.
This means that steermatic delivers almost the same power as the old Civic 1.6.