2007 Kia Magentis vs. 2010 Honda Jazz

To start off, 2010 Honda Jazz is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2007 Kia Magentis. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2007 Kia Magentis would be higher. At 1,997 cc (4 cylinders), 2007 Kia Magentis is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Kia Magentis (135 HP) has 58 more horse power than 2010 Honda Jazz. (77 HP). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Kia Magentis should accelerate faster than 2010 Honda Jazz. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Kia Magentis weights approximately 442 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, 2007 Kia Magentis (185 Nm) has 75 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Honda Jazz. (110 Nm). This means 2007 Kia Magentis will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Honda Jazz. 2007 Kia Magentis 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. 2007 Kia Magentis will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Kia Magentis 2010 Honda Jazz
Make Kia Honda
Model Magentis Jazz
Year Released 2007 2010
Body Type Sedan Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1997 cc 1245 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 135 HP 77 HP
Torque 185 Nm 110 Nm
Engine Bore Size 85 mm 73 mm
Engine Stroke Size 88 mm 80 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 179 km/hour 170 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 13.7 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 1490 kg 1048 kg
Vehicle Length 4730 mm 3840 mm
Vehicle Width 1820 mm 1680 mm
Vehicle Height 1420 mm 1530 mm
Wheelbase Size 2710 mm 2460 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 14.1 L/100km 5.5 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 65 L 42 L