2007 Volvo V50 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 Volvo V50. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2007 Volvo V50 would be higher. At 2,519 cc (5 cylinders), 2007 Volvo V50 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Volvo V50 (217 HP) has 140 more horse power than 2010 Honda Jazz. (77 HP). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Volvo V50 should accelerate faster than 2010 Honda Jazz. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Volvo V50 weights approximately 431 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 2007 Volvo V50 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2010 Honda Jazz. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2007 Volvo V50 will offer significantly more control. 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 Volvo V50 (320 Nm) has 210 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Honda Jazz. (110 Nm). This means 2007 Volvo V50 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Honda Jazz.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Volvo V50 2010 Honda Jazz
Make Volvo Honda
Model V50 Jazz
Year Released 2007 2010
Body Type Station Wagon Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2519 cc 1245 cc
Engine Cylinders 5 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 217 HP 77 HP
Torque 320 Nm 110 Nm
Engine Bore Size 83 mm 73 mm
Engine Stroke Size 93.2 mm 80 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 230 km/hour 170 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 7.2 seconds 13.4 seconds
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1479 kg 1048 kg
Vehicle Length 4520 mm 3840 mm
Vehicle Width 1780 mm 1680 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1530 mm
Wheelbase Size 2650 mm 2460 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 9.6 L/100km 5.5 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 62 L 42 L


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