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What is Better Toyota Starlet or Suzuki Samurai?

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Toyota Starlet Suzuki Samurai

4 reasons to buy Toyota Starlet

Engine and transmission
More engine power

74 bhp vs 69 bhp

vs 50 kw.

7% or 5 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
More top speed 103 mph vs 81 mph 22 mph
Other specs
Less weight 830 kg vs 915 kg 10% or 85 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 9.2 meters vs 10.20 meters 11% or 1 meters

1 reason to buy Suzuki Samurai

Weight and capacity
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1100 kg vs 900 kg 18% or 200 kg

Neutral reasons Toyota Starlet vs. Suzuki Samurai

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 6000 RPM 10% or 600 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1332 cm3 vs 1298 cm3 3% or 34 cm3 more
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3740 mm vs 3430 mm 8% or 310 mm shorter
Width 1635 mm vs 1540 mm 6% or 95 mm wider
Height 1378 mm vs 1665 mm 17% or 287 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2030 mm 12% or 270 mm more
Front tires size 195/45 R15 vs 205/70R15
Rear tires size 195/45 R15 vs 205/70R15
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)