2009 Mercedes-Benz CLS vs. 2010 Honda Jazz

To start off, 2010 Honda Jazz is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2009 Mercedes-Benz CLS. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2009 Mercedes-Benz CLS would be higher. At 3,498 cc (6 cylinders), 2009 Mercedes-Benz CLS is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Mercedes-Benz CLS (288 HP) has 211 more horse power than 2010 Honda Jazz. (77 HP). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Mercedes-Benz CLS should accelerate faster than 2010 Honda Jazz. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Mercedes-Benz CLS weights approximately 687 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 2009 Mercedes-Benz CLS 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 2009 Mercedes-Benz CLS. 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, 2009 Mercedes-Benz CLS (365 Nm) has 255 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Honda Jazz. (110 Nm). This means 2009 Mercedes-Benz CLS will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Honda Jazz. 2009 Mercedes-Benz CLS 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. 2009 Mercedes-Benz CLS will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Mercedes-Benz CLS 2010 Honda Jazz
Make Mercedes-Benz Honda
Model CLS Jazz
Year Released 2009 2010
Body Type Sedan Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3498 cc 1245 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 288 HP 77 HP
Torque 365 Nm 110 Nm
Engine Bore Size 93 mm 73 mm
Engine Stroke Size 86 mm 80 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline - Premium
Acceleration 0-100mph 6.7 seconds 13.4 seconds
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1735 kg 1048 kg
Vehicle Length 4920 mm 3840 mm
Vehicle Width 1880 mm 1680 mm
Vehicle Height 1440 mm 1530 mm
Wheelbase Size 2860 mm 2460 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 9.1 L/100km 5.5 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 80 L 42 L


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