• Cart

1984 Volkswagen Passat vs. 2010 Honda Jazz

To start off, 2010 Honda Jazz is newer by 26 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1984 Volkswagen Passat. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1984 Volkswagen Passat would be higher. At 1,297 cc (4 cylinders), 1984 Volkswagen Passat is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2010 Honda Jazz (77 HP) has 18 more horse power than 1984 Volkswagen Passat. (59 HP) In normal driving conditions, 2010 Honda Jazz should accelerate faster than 1984 Volkswagen Passat. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2010 Honda Jazz weights approximately 106 kg more than 1984 Volkswagen Passat. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

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, 2010 Honda Jazz (110 Nm) has 10 more torque (in Nm) than 1984 Volkswagen Passat. (100 Nm). This means 2010 Honda Jazz will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1984 Volkswagen Passat.

Compare all specifications:

1984 Volkswagen Passat 2010 Honda Jazz
Make Volkswagen Honda
Model Passat Jazz
Year Released 1984 2010
Body Type Station Wagon Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1297 cc 1245 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 59 HP 77 HP
Torque 100 Nm 110 Nm
Engine Bore Size 75 mm 73 mm
Engine Stroke Size 73.4 mm 80 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 942 kg 1048 kg
Vehicle Length 4440 mm 3840 mm
Vehicle Width 1690 mm 1680 mm
Vehicle Height 1390 mm 1530 mm
Wheelbase Size 2560 mm 2460 mm


More Comparisons


Replacing Your Front Disc Brakes Made Simple: The Definitive DIY Guide
Replace the front disc brakes of your vehicle and save money on labour cost. Read this guide to learn how. [read more]
What to look for when buying a used/second hand car.
Diligence through every step of the buying process will help you find a reliable used car and avoid any unpleasant surprises. [read more]
Step-by-Step Guide on How to Perform an Oil Change on Your Car
One of the most effective ways of saving money on car maintenance is to change the oil yourself. [read more]