2020 Hyundai i20 Vs 2020 Honda Jazz – Specifications And Price Comparison

2020 Hyundai i20 Vs Honda Jazz – Price / Engine Specifications / Gearbox / Dimensions / Fuel Economy / Features / Safety Features

The 2020 Hyundai i20 has been launched in India, with prices starting at Rs 6.71 Lakhs up to Rs 11.18 Lakhs (Ex-showroom). It is now the most feature equipped hatchback in India, competing the likes of Honda Jazz, Maruti Baleno, Toyota Glanza, Tata Altroz and Volkswagen Polo. Here, we put it against the likes of 2020 BS6 Honda Jazz.

2020 Hyundai i20 Vs 2020 Honda Jazz – Price Comparison

i20Jazz
Base VariantsRs 6.79 Lakhs to Rs 8.19 LakhsRs 7.5 Lakhs to Rs 8.5 Lakhs
Mid VariantsRs 7.59 Lakhs to Rs 8.99 LakhsRs 8.1 Lakhs to Rs 9.1 Lakhs
Top End VariantsRs 8.69 Lakhs To Rs 11.18 LakhsRs 8.74 Lakhs to Rs 9.74 Lakhs

The base variant of Hyundai i20 comes in cheaper than Jazz, by nearly Rs 30,000 to Rs 70,000. However, the currentlymbase variant of Jazz is technically the earlier mid-spec variant. So if seen, Jazz comes in cheaper than i20 if seen as per the features on both their entry-level variants. The mid-spec variants of both are similarly priced, without any huge difference.

2020 Hyundai i20 Vs 2020 Honda Jazz – Engine Specifications

Petrol/Turbo Petroli20Jazz
Engine1.2 Litre four-cylinder/1.0 Litre three-cylinder turbo petrol1.2 Litre four-cylinder
Power83 PS/120 PS90 PS
Torque113 Nm/175 Nm110 Nm

New i20 gets two petrol engines to choose from. One is your regular naturally aspirated 1.2 Litre four-cylinder motor that produces 83 PS and 113 Nm of peak torque. Other is a 1.0 Litre turbo motor that is good for 120 PS and 175 Nm of peak torque. Jazz instead gets a humble 1.2 Litre four-cylinder i-VTEC motor that is good for 90 PS and 110 Nm.

One disadvantage with the Jazz is that its highly efficient 1.5 Litre diesel engine has been discontinued. Hyundai i20 is among the only two cars that offer a diesel engine now in this segment.

2020 Hyundai i20 Vs 2020 Honda Jazz – Gearbox Options

i20Jazz
Petrol5-speed MT/CVT5-speed MT/CVT
Diesel6-speed MT
Turbo Petrol7-speed DCT/6-iMT

The new i20 comes with five gearbox options. For the regular petrol variants, you have a 5-speed MT and a CVT. The diesel engine does not get an automatic gearbox, but only a 6-speed manual. The turbo variants get a 7-speed DCT and a 6-speed iMT. Jazz on the other hand only gets a 5-speed manual and a CVT.

2020 Hyundai i20 Vs 2020 Honda Jazz – Fuel Efficiency

i20Jazz
Petrol MT21 kmpl16.6 kmpl
Petrol CVT19.65 kmpl
Turbo-Petrol iMT20 kmpl
Turbo-Petrol DCT20.28 kmpl
Diesel MT25 kmpl17.7 kmpl

In some rare cases like this, the Jazz CVT offers more fuel efficiency that the manual variants. However, in comparison, the economy of i20 is much higher offering nearly 3-4 kmpl. Jazz diesel used to offer a fuel efficiency of nearly 27 kmpl, which was the best in class figures.

2020 Hyundai i20 Vs Honda Jazz – Dimensions

i20Jazz
Length3995mm3995mm
Width1775mm1694mm
Height1505mm1544mm
Ground Clearance170mm165mm
Wheelbase2580mm2530mm
Weight1066 kilograms1024-1155 Kgs

Both the hatchbacks are same in terms of length and similar also in kerb weight. i20 is even wider than the Jazz and also has a bigger ground clearance. In terms of height, Jazz is taller. The ground clearance again is better with the Hyundai i20.

2020 Hyundai i20 Vs Honda Jazz – Features

Hyundai i20 Features:

  1. LED projector headlamps
  2. Z Shaped LED tail lamps
  3. Puddle Lamps
  4. One Touch Electric Sunroof
  5. Fully Digital Instrument Cluster
  6. 10.25 inch touchscreen infotainment system
  7. Blue Link Internet Car Technology
  8. Remote Engine Start/Stop
  9. Bose Premium Speaker Setup
  10. Air Purifier System
  11. Ambient Lighting
  12. New Steering Wheel
  13. 16-inch dual-tone diamond cut alloy wheels

Honda Jazz Features:

  1. 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple Car Play
  2. LED Headlamps
  3. LED Tail Lamps
  4. One-Touch Electric Sunroof
  5. Paddle Shifters
  6. Automatic AC
  7. 16-inch alloy wheels

2020 Hyundai i20 Vs Honda Jazz – Safety Features

Hyundai i20 features:

  1. Vehicle Stability Management (VSM)
  2. Hill Assist Control (Descent and Ascent)
  3. Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
  4. 6 Airbags
  5. Rear Parking Camera
  6. Automatic Headlamps

Honda Jazz Safety Features:

  1. Dual Front Airbags
  2. Rear Parking Camera
  3. Automatic Headlamps