The horsepower is a characteristic that most of drivers pay the biggest attention to. In this case, it is the Abarth Grande Punto, which has by 86 more horsepower in comparison to the Daihatsu, which makes this car a great deal faster. Due to more horsepower the Abarth Grande Punto should also give considerably more flexiblility in specific speeds.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
If a swift driving is what you are really in to, the Abarth Grande Punto is better for you because it’s
acceleration from 0 to 100 Km/h is
faster in relation to
the Daihatsu Sirion II.
The Abarth Grande Punto 1.4 T-JET 16v 155HP manual has by 48 kilometers per hour higher top
velocity than the Daihatsu Sirion II, as a result
of which a long route, for example
when it is straight and there is no speed limits, can be
more faster. The difference may be noticeable during travelling on highways.
The width of the vehicle influences directly on passanger's inner room as well as stability of driving. The Abarth Grande Punto is 4 % wider than the Daihatsu. It is often clearly perceptible by driver and passenger in front, who have more space for their elbows.
The wheelbase of a vehicle means the length between its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase significantly affects the driving due to more appropriate car's weight distribution. Abarth has 3 percent longer wheelbase distance in relation to Daihatsu. Wheelbase dimensions are important to the stability and steering. Thus, the mass of Abarth Grande Punto should be better distributed and driving should be smoother and safer.
Number of gears
The Abarth has a one extra
speed in comparison to the
Daihatsu Sirion II. Usually the
extra gear is a taller one thanks to which the previous
gears can be narrower to
give better acceleration in the
lower gears. One more gear as well affect
fuel consumption and CO2 output.
The engine displacement of the Abarth is by 37 % greater in relation to the Daihatsu Sirion II 1.0 i 12V 69HP manual. As a result the Daihatsu Sirion II will consume less fuel, however, the engine of the Abarth Grande Punto will be of better quality, running more smoothly and less prone to breaking down.
The Abarth Grande Punto is 459 mm longer than the Daihatsu Sirion II. Long cars are more spacious and usually provide more storage space. Although the Abarth Grande Punto seems to be better pick for families or drivers who love the idea of comfortable driving, the Daihatsu may appeal to the young because it will not make troubles with parking and will be more maneuverable.
Model release date
Because of the fact that the Daihatsu Sirion II's production started only 3 years prior to the Abarth, the distance in technology applied in both cars is not really huge, however, the Abarth might feature a bit more modern solutions used in it.