2008 Volkswagen Golf vs. 2010 Honda Jazz

To start off, 2010 Honda Jazz is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2008 Volkswagen Golf. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2008 Volkswagen Golf would be higher. At 1,390 cc (4 cylinders), 2008 Volkswagen Golf is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2010 Honda Jazz (77 HP) has 3 more horse power than 2008 Volkswagen Golf. (74 HP) In normal driving conditions, 2010 Honda Jazz should accelerate faster than 2008 Volkswagen Golf. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2008 Volkswagen Golf weights approximately 242 kg more than 2010 Honda Jazz.

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, 2008 Volkswagen Golf (127 Nm) has 17 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Honda Jazz. (110 Nm). This means 2008 Volkswagen Golf will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Honda Jazz.

Compare all specifications:

2008 Volkswagen Golf 2010 Honda Jazz
Make Volkswagen Honda
Model Golf Jazz
Year Released 2008 2010
Body Type Hatchback Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1390 cc 1245 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 74 HP 77 HP
Torque 127 Nm 110 Nm
Engine Bore Size 76.5 mm 73 mm
Engine Stroke Size 75.6 mm 80 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 164 km/hour 170 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 14.7 seconds 13.4 seconds
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1290 kg 1048 kg
Vehicle Length 4210 mm 3840 mm
Vehicle Width 1770 mm 1680 mm
Vehicle Height 1490 mm 1530 mm
Wheelbase Size 2590 mm 2460 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 6.8 L/100km 5.5 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 55 L 42 L


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