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2005 Mercedes-Benz SL 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 Mercedes-Benz SL. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Mercedes-Benz SL would be higher. At 5,513 cc (12 cylinders), 2005 Mercedes-Benz SL is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Mercedes-Benz SL (493 HP) has 416 more horse power than 2010 Honda Jazz. (77 HP). In normal driving conditions, 2005 Mercedes-Benz SL should accelerate faster than 2010 Honda Jazz. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Mercedes-Benz SL weights approximately 992 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.

Because 2005 Mercedes-Benz SL 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 2005 Mercedes-Benz SL. 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, 2005 Mercedes-Benz SL (800 Nm) has 690 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Honda Jazz. (110 Nm). This means 2005 Mercedes-Benz SL will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Honda Jazz. 2005 Mercedes-Benz SL 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. 2005 Mercedes-Benz SL will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Mercedes-Benz SL 2010 Honda Jazz
Make Mercedes-Benz Honda
Model SL Jazz
Year Released 2005 2010
Body Type Convertible Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5513 cc 1245 cc
Engine Cylinders 12 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 493 HP 77 HP
Torque 800 Nm 110 Nm
Engine Bore Size 82 mm 73 mm
Engine Stroke Size 87 mm 80 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 250 km/hour 170 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 4.7 seconds 13.4 seconds
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 2040 kg 1048 kg
Vehicle Length 4540 mm 3840 mm
Vehicle Width 1830 mm 1680 mm
Vehicle Height 1300 mm 1530 mm
Wheelbase Size 2570 mm 2460 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 14.7 L/100km 5.5 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 80 L 42 L


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