2010 Honda Jazz vs. 1977 Nissan Skyline

To start off, 2010 Honda Jazz is newer by 33 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1977 Nissan Skyline. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1977 Nissan Skyline would be higher. At 1,998 cc (6 cylinders), 1977 Nissan Skyline is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1977 Nissan Skyline (106 HP) has 29 more horse power than 2010 Honda Jazz. (77 HP) In normal driving conditions, 1977 Nissan Skyline should accelerate faster than 2010 Honda Jazz. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1977 Nissan Skyline weights approximately 142 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 1977 Nissan Skyline 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 1977 Nissan Skyline. 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, 1977 Nissan Skyline (162 Nm) has 52 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Honda Jazz. (110 Nm). This means 1977 Nissan Skyline will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Honda Jazz. 1977 Nissan Skyline 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. 1977 Nissan Skyline will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2010 Honda Jazz 1977 Nissan Skyline
Make Honda Nissan
Model Jazz Skyline
Year Released 2010 1977
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1245 cc 1998 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 77 HP 106 HP
Torque 110 Nm 162 Nm
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Vehicle Weight 1048 kg 1190 kg
Vehicle Length 3840 mm 4610 mm
Vehicle Width 1680 mm 1640 mm
Vehicle Height 1530 mm 1380 mm
Wheelbase Size 2460 mm 2620 mm


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