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1996 Renault Megane vs. 2010 Honda Jazz

To start off, 2010 Honda Jazz is newer by 14 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1996 Renault Megane. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1996 Renault Megane would be higher. At 1,598 cc (4 cylinders), 1996 Renault Megane is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1996 Renault Megane (106 HP) has 29 more horse power than 2010 Honda Jazz. (77 HP). In normal driving conditions, 1996 Renault Megane should accelerate faster than 2010 Honda Jazz. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1996 Renault Megane weights approximately 122 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.

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, 1996 Renault Megane (148 Nm) has 38 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Honda Jazz. (110 Nm). This means 1996 Renault Megane will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Honda Jazz. 1996 Renault Megane 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. 1996 Renault Megane will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1996 Renault Megane 2010 Honda Jazz
Make Renault Honda
Model Megane Jazz
Year Released 1996 2010
Body Type Coupe Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1598 cc 1245 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 106 HP 77 HP
Torque 148 Nm 110 Nm
Engine Bore Size 79.6 mm 73 mm
Engine Stroke Size 80.5 mm 80 mm
Acceleration 0-100mph 11.9 seconds 13.4 seconds
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1170 kg 1048 kg
Vehicle Length 3970 mm 3840 mm
Vehicle Width 1700 mm 1680 mm
Vehicle Height 1370 mm 1530 mm
Wheelbase Size 2470 mm 2460 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 7.3 L/100km 5.5 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 42 L


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