The latest Honda Jazz VTi came out with a $16,990 price tag and it is powered by a 1.5L 4-cylinder turbocharged engine with 88kW and 145Nm of torque to offer. The car also returns 5.8l/100km of petrol mileage.
As for the latest Mazda 2 Neo, it retails at $16,990 and comes with a 1.5L engine that has 79kW and 139Nm of torque to offer. The vehicle returns an average fuel consumption rate of 5.5L/100km.
Then there is the Toyota Yaris Accent which cost $17,290. It is powered by a 1.3L 4-cylinder engine with 63kW and 121Nm of torque to offer. Paired to a 4-speed automatic transmission, the Yaris returns 6.3L/100km.
Finally is the Volkswagen Polo 66TSI Trendline. Retailing at $18,790, the Polo comes with a 1.2L 4-cylinder turbocharged engine with 66kW and 160Nm of torque. With the power pumped through the 7-soeed DSG transmission, the Polo returns 4.8L/100km.
The above four hatchbacks were released very recently and they are all near identical to each other. If we have to single out the best of the bunch, it will have to be with the Honda Jazz. The latter is basically the cheapest and has the perfect balance between power and torque.