2005 Honda Civic vs. 2010 Honda Jazz

To start off, 2010 Honda Jazz is newer by 5 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Honda Civic. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Honda Civic would be higher. At 1,685 cc (4 cylinders), 2005 Honda Civic is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Honda Civic (117 HP) has 40 more horse power than 2010 Honda Jazz. (77 HP). In normal driving conditions, 2005 Honda Civic should accelerate faster than 2010 Honda Jazz. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Honda Civic weights approximately 103 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, 2005 Honda Civic (151 Nm) has 41 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Honda Jazz. (110 Nm). This means 2005 Honda Civic will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Honda Jazz.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Honda Civic 2010 Honda Jazz
Make Honda Honda
Model Civic Jazz
Year Released 2005 2010
Body Type Coupe Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1685 cc 1245 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 117 HP 77 HP
Torque 151 Nm 110 Nm
Engine Bore Size 75 mm 73 mm
Engine Stroke Size 94 mm 80 mm
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1151 kg 1048 kg
Vehicle Length 4460 mm 3840 mm
Vehicle Width 1700 mm 1680 mm
Vehicle Height 1410 mm 1530 mm
Wheelbase Size 2730 mm 2460 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 6.9 L/100km 5.5 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 50 L 42 L


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