2002 Pontiac Vibe vs. 2010 Honda Jazz

To start off, 2010 Honda Jazz is newer by 8 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2002 Pontiac Vibe. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2002 Pontiac Vibe would be higher. At 1,800 cc (4 cylinders), 2002 Pontiac Vibe is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2002 Pontiac Vibe (148 HP) has 71 more horse power than 2010 Honda Jazz. (77 HP). In normal driving conditions, 2002 Pontiac Vibe should accelerate faster than 2010 Honda Jazz. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2002 Pontiac Vibe weights approximately 299 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, 2002 Pontiac Vibe (175 Nm) has 65 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Honda Jazz. (110 Nm). This means 2002 Pontiac Vibe will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Honda Jazz.

Compare all specifications:

2002 Pontiac Vibe 2010 Honda Jazz
Make Pontiac Honda
Model Vibe Jazz
Year Released 2002 2010
Body Type Hatchback Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1800 cc 1245 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 148 HP 77 HP
Torque 175 Nm 110 Nm
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1347 kg 1048 kg
Vehicle Length 4380 mm 3840 mm
Vehicle Width 1780 mm 1680 mm
Vehicle Height 1610 mm 1530 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 76 L 42 L


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