1986 BMW 316 vs. 2010 Honda Jazz

To start off, 2010 Honda Jazz is newer by 24 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1986 BMW 316. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1986 BMW 316 would be higher. At 1,573 cc (4 cylinders), 1986 BMW 316 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1986 BMW 316 (86 HP) has 9 more horse power than 2010 Honda Jazz. (77 HP). In normal driving conditions, 1986 BMW 316 should accelerate faster than 2010 Honda Jazz. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1986 BMW 316 weights approximately 22 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 1986 BMW 316 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 1986 BMW 316. 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, 1986 BMW 316 (123 Nm) has 13 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Honda Jazz. (110 Nm). This means 1986 BMW 316 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Honda Jazz.

Compare all specifications:

1986 BMW 316 2010 Honda Jazz
Make BMW Honda
Model 316 Jazz
Year Released 1986 2010
Body Type Sedan Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1573 cc 1245 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 86 HP 77 HP
Torque 123 Nm 110 Nm
Engine Bore Size 84 mm 73 mm
Engine Stroke Size 72 mm 80 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type Rear Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1070 kg 1048 kg
Vehicle Length 4330 mm 3840 mm
Vehicle Width 1650 mm 1680 mm
Vehicle Height 1390 mm 1530 mm
Wheelbase Size 2580 mm 2460 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 42 L


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