2010 Honda Jazz vs. 2012 Chevrolet Sonic
To start off, 2012 Chevrolet Sonic is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2010 Honda Jazz. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2010 Honda Jazz would be higher. At 1,800 cc (4 cylinders), 2012 Chevrolet Sonic is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2012 Chevrolet Sonic (138 HP) has 61 more horse power than 2010 Honda Jazz. (77 HP) In normal driving conditions, 2012 Chevrolet Sonic should accelerate faster 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, 2012 Chevrolet Sonic (169 Nm) has 59 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Honda Jazz. (110 Nm). This means 2012 Chevrolet Sonic will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Honda Jazz.
Compare all specifications:
|2010 Honda Jazz||2012 Chevrolet Sonic|
|Engine Size||1245 cc||1800 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||4 cylinders||4 cylinders|
|Horse Power||77 HP||138 HP|
|Torque||110 Nm||169 Nm|
|Fuel Type||Gasoline - Premium||Gasoline|
|Transmission Type||Manual||5-speed manual|
|Number of Seats||5 seats||5 seats|
|Number of Doors||5 doors||4 doors|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||42 L||46 L|