1993 Mazda MX-5 Miata vs. 2010 Honda Jazz

To start off, 2010 Honda Jazz is newer by 17 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1993 Mazda MX-5 Miata. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1993 Mazda MX-5 Miata would be higher. At 1,839 cc (4 cylinders), 1993 Mazda MX-5 Miata is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1993 Mazda MX-5 Miata (129 HP) has 52 more horse power than 2010 Honda Jazz. (77 HP). In normal driving conditions, 1993 Mazda MX-5 Miata should accelerate faster than 2010 Honda Jazz. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2010 Honda Jazz weights approximately 65 kg more than 1993 Mazda MX-5 Miata.

Because 1993 Mazda MX-5 Miata 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 1993 Mazda MX-5 Miata. 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, 1993 Mazda MX-5 Miata (155 Nm) has 45 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Honda Jazz. (110 Nm). This means 1993 Mazda MX-5 Miata will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Honda Jazz.

Compare all specifications:

1993 Mazda MX-5 Miata 2010 Honda Jazz
Make Mazda Honda
Model MX-5 Miata Jazz
Year Released 1993 2010
Body Type Convertible Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1839 cc 1245 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 129 HP 77 HP
Torque 155 Nm 110 Nm
Engine Bore Size 83 mm 73 mm
Engine Stroke Size 85 mm 80 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 187 km/hour 170 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 10.6 seconds 13.4 seconds
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 983 kg 1048 kg
Vehicle Length 3960 mm 3840 mm
Vehicle Width 1680 mm 1680 mm
Vehicle Height 1240 mm 1530 mm
Wheelbase Size 2270 mm 2460 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 48 L 42 L


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