Honda Jazz 2008 vs Hyundai i20 2009

Honda Jazz
2008 - 2011
Hyundai i20
2009 - 2012
Gearbox: AutomaticAutomatic
Engine: 1.3 Petrol1.4 Petrol
Camshaft drive: Timing chainTiming chain


Power: 99 HP100 HP
Torque: 127 NM137 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 14 seconds12.9 seconds
Hyundai i20 is a more dynamic driving.
Honda Jazz engine produces 1 HP less power than Hyundai i20, whereas torque is 10 NM less than Hyundai i20. Due to the lower power, Honda Jazz reaches 100 km/h speed 1.1 seconds later.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 5.36.2
Real fuel consumption: 6.2 l/100km8.4 l/100km
The Honda Jazz is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Honda Jazz consumes 0.9 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Hyundai i20, which means that by driving the Honda Jazz over 15,000 km in a year you can save 135 litres of fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Honda Jazz consumes 2.2 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Hyundai i20.
Fuel tank capacity: 42 litres45 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 790 km in combined cycle720 km in combined cycle
910 km on highway880 km on highway
670 km with real consumption530 km with real consumption
Honda Jazz gets more mileage on one fuel tank.


Engine production duration: 23 years18 years
Engine spread: Used also on Honda CivicInstalled on at least 4 other car models, including Kia Ceed, Hyundai i30, Hyundai Accent, Kia RIO
In general, the longer and for more car models an engine is produced, the better its serviceability and availability of spare parts.


Length: 3.90 m3.94 m
Width: 1.70 m1.71 m
Height: 1.53 m1.49 m
Both cars are similar in size. Honda Jazz is 4 cm shorter than the Hyundai i20, 2 cm narrower, while the height of Honda Jazz is 4 cm higher.
Trunk capacity: 428 litres295 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
1396 litres1060 litres
Honda Jazz has more luggage capacity.
Even though the car is shorter, Honda Jazz has 133 litres more trunk space than the Hyundai i20. The Hyundai i20 may have more interior space, so the cabin could be more spacious and more comfortable for the driver and passengers. The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in Honda Jazz (by 336 litres).
Turning diameter: 10.1 meters10.4 meters
The turning circle of the Honda Jazz is 0.3 metres less than that of the Hyundai i20.
Gross weight (kg): 1`5551`565
Hyundai i20 scores higher in safety tests. The Hyundai i20 scores higher in active safety technologies (stability control, lane assist, automatic braking, etc.) tests.

below average
Honda Jazz has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Hyundai i20 has serious deffects in 60 percent more cases than Honda Jazz, so Honda Jazz quality is probably significantly better
Average price (€): 40003400
Pros and Cons: Honda Jazz has
  • lower fuel consumption
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • roomier boot
  • fewer faults
Hyundai i20 has
  • more dynamic
  • higher safety
  • better safety assist technologies
  • lower price
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