The horsepower is a this thing that most of car fans pay the greatest attention to. In this case, it is the Honda which has by 20 % horsepower more than the Mazda, which makes this vehicle a bit better in terms of high speed. Thanks to more horsepower the Honda City III should also provide slightly better flexiblility in specific speeds.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
A small difference at the level of 9 % indicates that the Mazda 121 III is insensibly beaten here. In the „small cars” class, to which the Mazda 121 III is assigned, the medium acceleration is 12.9 s and is by 0.2 s slower than acceleration of Mazda’s car.
The top speed of the Honda City III is greater in comparison to this of the Mazda 121 III which allows to drive the same distance on the highway faster. The difference that amounts to 3 percent is small and is imperceptible in everyday use.
Width of a car directly influences on room in the cabin as well as stability during driving. The width of the Honda City III is larger by 58 mm in comparison to the Mazda 121 III 1.2 75HP manual and is not really important. The medium for the „B” segment amounts to 1,645 mm and is by 3 percent smaller than the same feature of the Honda.
The winner of these two vehicles in the category of fuel tank size is Honda City III 1.3 90HP manual which can hold by 10 percent more gasoline in comparison to the Mazda.
Honda City III 1.3 90HP manual has 156 millimeters longer wheelbase when compared to the Mazda. A longer wheelbase provides more stable and comfortable ride, especially at higher speeds. It also provides more storage space. However, cars with a longer wheelbase are not as maneuverable as those with a shorter length between its axles.
The Honda City III 1.3 90HP manual has by 8 percent bigger engine displacement when compared to the Mazda. This may have a little impact in terms of acceleration, as both values does not differ much.
The Honda is 622 mm longer when compared to the Mazda 121 III 1.2 75HP manual. Long cars have roomy cabin and usually provide plenty of trunk space. While the Honda City III seems to be better choice for families or those who love the idea of soft, smooth long-distance rides that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Mazda 121 III may appeal to city drivers because it will not make troubles with parking and will be easier for turning in narrow streets.
If you are a tall driver or you happen to carry in the trunk stuffs of big size, the Honda City III, which is by 5 percent higher than the Mazda 121 III 1.2 75HP manual, is better pick for you. However, these two cars do not vary much when it comes to its height and it should not be much observable.