2010 Honda Jazz vs. 2012 Volkswagen Touareg

To start off, 2012 Volkswagen Touareg 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 3,600 cc (6 cylinders), 2012 Volkswagen Touareg is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2012 Volkswagen Touareg (280 HP) has 203 more horse power than 2010 Honda Jazz. (77 HP) In normal driving conditions, 2012 Volkswagen Touareg should accelerate faster than 2010 Honda Jazz. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2012 Volkswagen Touareg weights approximately 1089 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 2012 Volkswagen Touareg is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2010 Honda Jazz. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2012 Volkswagen Touareg will offer significantly more control. 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 Volkswagen Touareg (359 Nm) has 249 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Honda Jazz. (110 Nm). This means 2012 Volkswagen Touareg will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Honda Jazz. 2012 Volkswagen Touareg 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 Volkswagen Touareg will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2010 Honda Jazz 2012 Volkswagen Touareg
Make Honda Volkswagen
Model Jazz Touareg
Year Released 2010 2012
Body Type Hatchback SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1245 cc 3600 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 77 HP 280 HP
Torque 110 Nm 359 Nm
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type Front 4WD
Transmission Type Manual 8-speed shiftable automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1048 kg 2137 kg
Vehicle Length 3840 mm 4796 mm
Vehicle Width 1680 mm 1941 mm
Vehicle Height 1530 mm 1732 mm
Wheelbase Size 2460 mm 2893 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 42 L 100 L


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