I needed a decent, cheap, Jazz-bodied 5-string with 18mm-19mm string spacing, which I know is a more constrained than your request. But I can say that the Squier VM Jazz V was clearly the best price/performance in that category. They just tend to be a bit heavy.
Status Stealth 5 => EBS HD350 => EBS Neo212
Status Register #1, Steinberger Club #0013, EBS Club #34, Pedulla Club #147, Pre-EB MM Club #44, etc.