2006 Volvo S60 vs. 2010 Honda Jazz

To start off, 2010 Honda Jazz is newer by 4 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2006 Volvo S60. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 Volvo S60 would be higher. At 2,521 cc (5 cylinders), 2006 Volvo S60 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Volvo S60 (206 HP) has 129 more horse power than 2010 Honda Jazz. (77 HP). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Volvo S60 should accelerate faster than 2010 Honda Jazz. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Volvo S60 weights approximately 577 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, 2006 Volvo S60 (320 Nm) has 210 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Honda Jazz. (110 Nm). This means 2006 Volvo S60 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Honda Jazz. 2006 Volvo S60 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. 2006 Volvo S60 will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Volvo S60 2010 Honda Jazz
Make Volvo Honda
Model S60 Jazz
Year Released 2006 2010
Body Type Sedan Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2521 cc 1245 cc
Engine Cylinders 5 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 206 HP 77 HP
Torque 320 Nm 110 Nm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 225 km/hour 170 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 7.4 seconds 13.4 seconds
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1625 kg 1048 kg
Vehicle Length 4610 mm 3840 mm
Vehicle Width 1820 mm 1680 mm
Vehicle Height 1430 mm 1530 mm
Wheelbase Size 2720 mm 2460 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 9.8 L/100km 5.5 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 42 L