1981 Ford Fiesta vs. 2010 Honda Jazz

To start off, 2010 Honda Jazz is newer by 29 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1981 Ford Fiesta. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1981 Ford Fiesta would be higher. At 1,608 cc (4 cylinders), 1981 Ford Fiesta is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1981 Ford Fiesta (83 HP) has 6 more horse power than 2010 Honda Jazz. (77 HP). In normal driving conditions, 1981 Ford Fiesta should accelerate faster than 2010 Honda Jazz. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2010 Honda Jazz weights approximately 248 kg more than 1981 Ford Fiesta.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. 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, 1981 Ford Fiesta (129 Nm) has 19 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Honda Jazz. (110 Nm). This means 1981 Ford Fiesta will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Honda Jazz.

Compare all specifications:

1981 Ford Fiesta 2010 Honda Jazz
Make Ford Honda
Model Fiesta Jazz
Year Released 1981 2010
Body Type Hatchback Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1608 cc 1245 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 83 HP 77 HP
Torque 129 Nm 110 Nm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 166 km/hour 170 km/hour
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 800 kg 1048 kg
Vehicle Length 3570 mm 3840 mm
Vehicle Width 1590 mm 1680 mm
Vehicle Height 1380 mm 1530 mm
Wheelbase Size 2400 mm 2460 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 34 L 42 L


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