1972 Volvo 1800 vs. 2010 Honda Jazz

To start off, 2010 Honda Jazz is newer by 38 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1972 Volvo 1800. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1972 Volvo 1800 would be higher. At 1,986 cc (4 cylinders), 1972 Volvo 1800 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1972 Volvo 1800 (115 HP) has 38 more horse power than 2010 Honda Jazz. (77 HP). In normal driving conditions, 1972 Volvo 1800 should accelerate faster than 2010 Honda Jazz. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1972 Volvo 1800 weights approximately 142 kg more than 2010 Honda Jazz. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1972 Volvo 1800 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 1972 Volvo 1800. 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, 1972 Volvo 1800 (176 Nm) has 66 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Honda Jazz. (110 Nm). This means 1972 Volvo 1800 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Honda Jazz.

Compare all specifications:

1972 Volvo 1800 2010 Honda Jazz
Make Volvo Honda
Model 1800 Jazz
Year Released 1972 2010
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1986 cc 1245 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 115 HP 77 HP
Torque 176 Nm 110 Nm
Engine Bore Size 89 mm 73 mm
Engine Stroke Size 80 mm 80 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type Rear Front
Vehicle Weight 1190 kg 1048 kg
Vehicle Length 4400 mm 3840 mm
Vehicle Width 1710 mm 1680 mm
Vehicle Height 1300 mm 1530 mm
Wheelbase Size 2460 mm 2460 mm


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