The horsepower is a something that most of car fans take into account at first when buying a car. In this case it is the BMW X3 E83 3.0 d 204HP manual 4x4 that has by 100 percent more horsepower in relation to the Daihatsu Rocky II Soft Top 2.8 TD 102HP manual. Therefore the BMW X3 E83 is able to reach higher speed. Due to more horsepower the BMW X3 E83 3.0 d 204HP manual 4x4 should as well give noticeably better flexiblility in specific speeds.
The BMW consumes 22 percent less amount of fuel in the combined cycle in comparison to the Daihatsu Rocky II Soft Top 2.8 TD 102HP manual. The difference at the level of 2.3 l will be quite realy noticeable in day-to-day usage of the vehicle. In the long term it would give a real savings.
Trunk capacity with seats down
The Daihatsu Rocky II Soft Top 2.8 TD 102HP manual has 75 km/h lower top speed than the BMW X3 E83, as a result of which passing a long route, for example when it is straight and there is no speed limits, will need more time. The difference might be perceptible during running over fast and long routes to the car of BMW brand advantage.
Width of a car directly affects room in the cabin and also stability on road. The BMW X3 E83 is widther only by 4 % in relation to the Daihatsu Rocky II Soft Top 2.8 TD 102HP manual and is not really relevant. The medium for the „compact SUV” segment is 1,797 mm and is by 3 % smaller than the same attribute of the BMW X3 E83.
In this category it is the BMW X3 E83 3.0 d 204HP manual 4x4 that can hold 12 % more fuel in relation to the Daihatsu Rocky II. The medium fuel tank size in the compact SUV class, from which the BMW X3 E83 comes from, equals 61 liters, whereas in mini 4x4 segment (represented by the Daihatsu Rocky II Soft Top) it amounts to 61 l.
The BMW X3 E83 has 10 percent longer wheelbase when compared to Daihatsu Rocky II. Therefore the BMW X3 E83 is safer and has a better stability. Besides, longer wheelbase influences on convenient and more comfortable riding.
Number of gears
The BMW X3 E83 3.0 d 204HP manual 4x4 has a one extra
gear than the
Daihatsu Rocky II. Usually this
additional gear is a very
tall one thanks to which the previous
gears can be shorter in order to
give better performance in the
lower speeds. One more speed as well will contribute to smaller
fuel consumption and CO2 emission.
The BMW X3 E83 has by 226 cubic centimeters larger engine capacity in comparison to the Daihatsu Rocky II. This may have a little impact when it comes to car's performance, as both values are quite simmilar.
The BMW is 384 mm longer than the Daihatsu. The length of the vehicle is significant when it comes to driving comfort and room in the trunk. The BMW X3 E83 very likely will be offering to it's passangers more space for legs. At the same time the BMW will be better driven ,however, the Daihatsu Rocky II Soft Top 2.8 TD 102HP manual will be a slightly easier for parking because of shorter length .
Number of doors
It is beyond the question that the five-door BMW X3 E83 is more usable and if you regularly carry more than one passenger then it’s the format to go for. The biggest advantage of a five-door car is that it’s not only easier for passengers to climb into the rear seats but it’s as well easier to put luggage and cargo into the vehicle when the rear seats are folded down. However, three-door cars like the Daihatsu very often look more dynamic and sporty and for those who rarely have passengers in the back seat the Daihatsu might be more appropriate.
Model release date
Production of the older car commenced much more earlier than its contender thus it is reasonable to suppose that this vehicle gives way to BMW X3 E83 because it has significantly less modern solutions used.