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2010 Honda Jazz vs. 2012 Citroen C3

To start off, 2012 Citroen C3 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 1,587 cc (4 cylinders), 2012 Citroen C3 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2012 Citroen C3 (108 HP) has 31 more horse power than 2010 Honda Jazz. (77 HP) In normal driving conditions, 2012 Citroen C3 should accelerate faster than 2010 Honda Jazz. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2012 Citroen C3 weights approximately 111 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.

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 Citroen C3 (147 Nm) has 37 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Honda Jazz. (110 Nm). This means 2012 Citroen C3 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Honda Jazz. 2012 Citroen C3 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. 2012 Citroen C3 will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2010 Honda Jazz 2012 Citroen C3
Make Honda Citroen
Model Jazz C3
Year Released 2010 2012
Body Type Hatchback Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1245 cc 1587 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 77 HP 108 HP
Torque 110 Nm 147 Nm
Engine Bore Size 73 mm 78.5 mm
Engine Stroke Size 80 mm 82 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 170 km/hour 192 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 13.4 seconds 13.2 seconds
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1048 kg 1159 kg
Vehicle Length 3840 mm 3860 mm
Vehicle Width 1680 mm 1670 mm
Vehicle Height 1530 mm 1540 mm
Wheelbase Size 2460 mm 2470 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 5.5 L/100km 6.2 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 42 L 45 L


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