2010 Honda Jazz vs. 2012 Ford Fusion

To start off, 2012 Ford Fusion 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 2,500 cc (4 cylinders), 2012 Ford Fusion is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2012 Ford Fusion (175 HP) has 98 more horse power than 2010 Honda Jazz. (77 HP) In normal driving conditions, 2012 Ford Fusion should accelerate faster than 2010 Honda Jazz. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2012 Ford Fusion weights approximately 468 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 Ford Fusion (233 Nm) has 123 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Honda Jazz. (110 Nm). This means 2012 Ford Fusion will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Honda Jazz. 2012 Ford Fusion 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 Ford Fusion will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2010 Honda Jazz 2012 Ford Fusion
Make Honda Ford
Model Jazz Fusion
Year Released 2010 2012
Body Type Hatchback Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1245 cc 2500 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 77 HP 175 HP
Torque 110 Nm 233 Nm
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual 6-speed automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1048 kg 1516 kg
Vehicle Length 3840 mm 4841 mm
Vehicle Width 1680 mm 1834 mm
Vehicle Height 1530 mm 1445 mm
Wheelbase Size 2460 mm 2728 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 42 L 66 L


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