1982 Chevrolet Caprice vs. 2010 Honda Jazz

To start off, 2010 Honda Jazz is newer by 28 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1982 Chevrolet Caprice. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1982 Chevrolet Caprice would be higher. At 3,753 cc (6 cylinders), 1982 Chevrolet Caprice is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1982 Chevrolet Caprice (115 HP) has 38 more horse power than 2010 Honda Jazz. (77 HP). In normal driving conditions, 1982 Chevrolet Caprice should accelerate faster than 2010 Honda Jazz. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1982 Chevrolet Caprice weights approximately 532 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 1982 Chevrolet Caprice 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 1982 Chevrolet Caprice. 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, 1982 Chevrolet Caprice (237 Nm) has 127 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Honda Jazz. (110 Nm). This means 1982 Chevrolet Caprice will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Honda Jazz. 1982 Chevrolet Caprice has automatic transmission and 2010 Honda Jazz has manual transmission. 2010 Honda Jazz will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 1982 Chevrolet Caprice will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1982 Chevrolet Caprice 2010 Honda Jazz
Make Chevrolet Honda
Model Caprice Jazz
Year Released 1982 2010
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3753 cc 1245 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 115 HP 77 HP
Torque 237 Nm 110 Nm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1580 kg 1048 kg
Vehicle Length 5390 mm 3840 mm
Vehicle Width 1920 mm 1680 mm
Vehicle Height 1430 mm 1530 mm
Wheelbase Size 2950 mm 2460 mm


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