Mazda 2 2010 vs Honda Jazz 2008

Mazda 2
2010 - 2015
Honda Jazz
2008 - 2011
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.3 Petrol1.3 Petrol
Camshaft drive: Timing chainTiming chain


Power: 75 HP99 HP
Torque: 119 NM127 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 14.9 seconds11 seconds
Honda Jazz is a more dynamic driving.
Mazda 2 engine produces 24 HP less power than Honda Jazz, whereas torque is 8 NM less than Honda Jazz. Due to the lower power, Mazda 2 reaches 100 km/h speed 3.9 seconds later.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 5.15.3
Real fuel consumption: 6.0 l/100km6.3 l/100km
The Mazda 2 is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Mazda 2 consumes 0.2 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Honda Jazz, which means that by driving the Mazda 2 over 15,000 km in a year you can save 30 litres of fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Mazda 2 consumes 0.3 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Honda Jazz.
Fuel tank capacity: 43 litres42 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 840 km in combined cycle790 km in combined cycle
1000 km on highway890 km on highway
710 km with real consumption660 km with real consumption
Mazda 2 gets more mileage on one fuel tank.


Average engine lifespan: 330'000 km350'000 km
Engine resource depends largely on regular maintenance and the quality of the oils and fuels used.
Engine production duration: 13 years23 years
Engine spread: Used also on Mazda 3Used also on Honda Civic
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: 3.92 m3.90 m
Width: 1.70 m1.70 m
Height: 1.48 m1.53 m
Mazda 2 is 2 cm longer than the Honda Jazz, width is practically the same , while the height of Mazda 2 is 5 cm lower.
Trunk capacity: 250 litres428 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
787 litres1396 litres
Honda Jazz has more luggage space.
Despite its longer length, Mazda 2 has 178 litres less trunk space than the Honda Jazz. This could mean that the Mazda 2 uses more space in the cabin, so the driver and passengers could be more spacious and comfortable. The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in Honda Jazz (by 609 litres).
Turning diameter: 9.8 meters10.1 meters
The turning circle of the Mazda 2 is 0.3 metres less than that of the Honda Jazz.
Gross weight (kg): 1`4851`555
Mazda 2 scores higher in safety tests. The Honda Jazz scores higher in active safety technologies (stability control, lane assist, automatic braking, etc.) tests.

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 (€): 32004000
Pros and Cons: Mazda 2 has
  • lower fuel consumption
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • higher safety
  • lower price
Honda Jazz has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • roomier boot
  • better safety assist technologies
  • fewer faults
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