2010 Honda Jazz vs. 2012 Fiat Idea

To start off, 2012 Fiat Idea 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 1,910 cc (4 cylinders), 2012 Fiat Idea is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2012 Fiat Idea (100 HP) has 23 more horse power than 2010 Honda Jazz. (77 HP) In normal driving conditions, 2012 Fiat Idea should accelerate faster than 2010 Honda Jazz. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2012 Fiat Idea weights approximately 102 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 Fiat Idea (260 Nm) has 150 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Honda Jazz. (110 Nm). This means 2012 Fiat Idea will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Honda Jazz.

Compare all specifications:

2010 Honda Jazz 2012 Fiat Idea
Make Honda Fiat
Model Jazz Idea
Year Released 2010 2012
Body Type Hatchback Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1245 cc 1910 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 77 HP 100 HP
Torque 110 Nm 260 Nm
Engine Bore Size 73 mm 82 mm
Engine Stroke Size 80 mm 90.4 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Diesel
Top Speed 170 km/hour 179 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 13.4 seconds 11.5 seconds
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1048 kg 1150 kg
Vehicle Length 3840 mm 3940 mm
Vehicle Width 1680 mm 1700 mm
Vehicle Height 1530 mm 1670 mm
Wheelbase Size 2460 mm 2520 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 5.5 L/100km 5.5 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 42 L 47 L


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