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2001 Opel Meriva vs. 2010 Honda Jazz

To start off, 2010 Honda Jazz is newer by 9 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2001 Opel Meriva. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2001 Opel Meriva would be higher. At 1,796 cc (4 cylinders), 2001 Opel Meriva is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2001 Opel Meriva (120 HP) has 43 more horse power than 2010 Honda Jazz. (77 HP). In normal driving conditions, 2001 Opel Meriva should accelerate faster than 2010 Honda Jazz. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2001 Opel Meriva weights approximately 332 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, 2001 Opel Meriva (166 Nm) has 56 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Honda Jazz. (110 Nm). This means 2001 Opel Meriva will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Honda Jazz.

Compare all specifications:

2001 Opel Meriva 2010 Honda Jazz
Make Opel Honda
Model Meriva Jazz
Year Released 2001 2010
Body Type Hatchback Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1796 cc 1245 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 120 HP 77 HP
Torque 166 Nm 110 Nm
Engine Bore Size 80.5 mm 73 mm
Engine Stroke Size 88.2 mm 80 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 192 km/hour 170 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 11.3 seconds 13.4 seconds
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1380 kg 1048 kg
Vehicle Length 4050 mm 3840 mm
Vehicle Width 1700 mm 1680 mm
Vehicle Height 1630 mm 1530 mm
Wheelbase Size 2620 mm 2460 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 53 L 42 L


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