When talking about hatchbacks, people must first talk about Toyota Yaris and Honda Jazz. Especially in the hearts of young Indonesians, the images of these two Japanese cars are both elegant and well-known. The competition between the two companies has reached a range of 250 million. In the future, the two cars will still be important competitors to each other.
Both have updated their bodywork in recent years. The latest generation of Toyota Yaris was launched in 2011 and will continue to be updated in the form of facelifts. The appearance of Toyota Yaris has become stronger and looks more sporty. Honda Jazz launched the second generation in 2008 and updated the bodywork in 2018.
Comparison of the specifications of the Toyota Yaris vs Honda Jazz: Features
After being satisfied with discussing the exterior and interior, now is the time to explore the comparison of the features of the Toyota Yaris vs Honda Jazz. As flagship cars, both of them already have very capable features. From our observations, Paddle Shift and Engine Start / Stop buttons are available on the highest type.
So, what about safety? First, let’s take a look at the features of the Toyota Yaris. It should be noted together, Yaris has received a 5 star ASEAN NCAP rating for the safety category. There are already two choices of Airbags, namely 3 Airbags and 7 Airbags. On the other hand, this car already has Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist (BA) technology. Interestingly, Hill Start Assist (HSA) technology and Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) are also available, to support your driving safety.
For the Honda Jazz itself, it only provides Dual Front SRS Airbags. Even so, this one car already has a smart braking technology called Brake Override. Not only that, PT. HPM also guarantees that Jazz is able to prevent serious injuries when hitting pedestrians, because it is equipped with Pedestrian Protection. Not to forget, ABS and EBD technology has also been present in this one car.
Comparison of the specifications of the Toyota Yaris vs Honda Jazz: engine
Lastly is a comparison of the Toyota Yaris vs Honda Jazz engines. Yaris itself has implemented Dual VVT-i technology with a power of 1,496 cc. The power generated by the engine is capable of reaching 107 PS, equivalent to 6,000 Rpm. The torque rotation of the engine also reaches a maximum record of 14.3 Kg.m at 4,200 Rpm. For transmission, this one car already provides a choice of 5 speed manual and CVT.
In the Honda Jazz camp, the engine uses a cylinder capacity of 1,497 cc, with a power of 120 PS at 6,600 Rpm. The resulting torque also feels pretty good at 145 Nm, equivalent to 4,600 Rpm. Interestingly, this one car also provides a choice of 5 speed manual and CVT transmission.
That was the comparison of the specifications of the Toyota Yaris vs Honda Jazz. Both of them carry their own characteristics. The Toyota Yaris has a sporty design in the style of today’s children combined with abundant airbags features. Meanwhile, the Honda Jazz is more prominent in terms of a more fashionable and elegant exterior design, accompanied by fierce engine performance.
Regarding the price, both have prices in the same range, namely Rp. 250 million. But if you want to choose an affordable price, the Honda Jazz stands at the front at a price of Rp. 250 million for the lowest variant. Unlike the Yaris, which is the cheapest type starting at Rp. 260 million. So, which one is the best for you? Next time, we will use Honda Jazz RS as a example.