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1959 Abarth 1000 vs. 2010 Honda Jazz

To start off, 2010 Honda Jazz is newer by 51 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1959 Abarth 1000. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1959 Abarth 1000 would be higher. At 1,245 cc (4 cylinders), 2010 Honda Jazz is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1959 Abarth 1000 (88 HP) has 11 more horse power than 2010 Honda Jazz. (77 HP). In normal driving conditions, 1959 Abarth 1000 should accelerate faster than 2010 Honda Jazz. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2010 Honda Jazz weights approximately 368 kg more than 1959 Abarth 1000.

Because 1959 Abarth 1000 is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 1959 Abarth 1000. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2010 Honda Jazz, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2010 Honda Jazz (110 Nm) has 13 more torque (in Nm) than 1959 Abarth 1000. (97 Nm). This means 2010 Honda Jazz will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1959 Abarth 1000.

Compare all specifications:

1959 Abarth 1000 2010 Honda Jazz
Make Abarth Honda
Model 1000 Jazz
Year Released 1959 2010
Engine Position Rear Front
Engine Size 998 cc 1245 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 88 HP 77 HP
Torque 97 Nm 110 Nm
Engine Bore Size 74 mm 73 mm
Engine Stroke Size 58 mm 80 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 200 km/hour 170 km/hour
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 680 kg 1048 kg
Vehicle Length 3700 mm 3840 mm
Vehicle Width 1560 mm 1680 mm
Vehicle Height 1210 mm 1530 mm
Wheelbase Size 2170 mm 2460 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 42 L


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