Honda Jazz 2008 vs Mazda 2 2008

Honda Jazz
2008 - 2011
Mazda 2
2008 - 2010
Gearbox: AutomaticManual
Engine: 1.3 Petrol1.5 Petrol
Camshaft drive: Timing chainTiming chain


Power: 99 HP103 HP
Torque: 127 NM137 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 14 seconds10.4 seconds
Mazda 2 is a more dynamic driving.
Honda Jazz engine produces 4 HP less power than Mazda 2, whereas torque is 10 NM less than Mazda 2. Due to the lower power, Honda Jazz reaches 100 km/h speed 3.6 seconds later.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 5.35.9
Real fuel consumption: 6.2 l/100km7.0 l/100km
The Honda Jazz is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Honda Jazz consumes 0.6 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Mazda 2, which means that by driving the Honda Jazz over 15,000 km in a year you can save 90 litres of fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Honda Jazz consumes 0.8 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Mazda 2.
Fuel tank capacity: 42 litres43 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 790 km in combined cycle720 km in combined cycle
910 km on highway870 km on highway
670 km with real consumption610 km with real consumption
Honda Jazz gets more mileage on one fuel tank.


Average engine lifespan: 350'000 km390'000 km
Engine resource depends largely on regular maintenance and the quality of the oils and fuels used, but under equal conditions the average life of a Mazda 2 engine could be longer.
Engine production duration: 23 years13 years
Engine spread: Used also on Honda CivicUsed only for this car
In general, the longer and for more car models an engine is produced, the better its serviceability and availability of spare parts. Honda Jazz might be a better choice in this respect.


Length: 3.90 m3.90 m
Width: 1.70 m1.70 m
Height: 1.53 m1.48 m
Honda Jazz and Mazda 2 are practically the same length.
Trunk capacity: 428 litres250 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
1396 litresno data
Honda Jazz has more luggage capacity.
Honda Jazz has 178 litres more trunk space than the Mazda 2.
Turning diameter: 10.1 meters9.8 meters
The turning circle of the Honda Jazz is 0.3 metres more than that of the Mazda 2.
Gross weight (kg): 1`5551`485
Safety: no data

Honda Jazz has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Mazda 2 has serious deffects in 40 percent more cases than Honda Jazz, so Honda Jazz quality is probably significantly better
Average price (€): 40002400
Pros and Cons: Honda Jazz has
  • lower fuel consumption
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • roomier boot
  • fewer faults
Mazda 2 has
  • more dynamic
  • longer expected engine lifespan
  • lower price
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