Chevrolet Kalos 1.4 82HP manual vs Smart Forfour 1.0 63HP

Chevrolet Kalos 1.4 82HP manual

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5 reasons for

Chevrolet Kalos, model available from 2004 to 2007.
It has 1.4 82HP petrol engine produced from 2004 to 2007.
Drive on the front axle has manual, 5 speed gearbox.

4 reasons for

Smart Forfour, model available from 2004 to 2006.
It has 1.0 63HP petrol engine produced from 2004 to 2006.
Drive has manual gearbox.

Smart Forfour 1.0 63HP

5 reasons for Chevrolet Kalos 1.4 82KM manual in comparison to Smart Forfour 1.0 63HP

Reasons for

Maximal power

82 > 63 hp
The horsepower is a parameter that most of us take into consideration at first when buying a car. In this comparison it is the Chevrolet which has by 30 percent more horsepower in comparison to the Smart Forfour 1.0 63HP. Therefore the Chevrolet is able to reach higher maximum speed. Due to more horsepower the Chevrolet Kalos should as well provide noticeably better flexiblility in specific gears.


3,880 > 3,752 mm
The Chevrolet Kalos 1.4 82HP manual is 128 millimeters longer in comparison to the Smart. Long vehicles have more interior space and usually have plenty of trunk space. Although the Chevrolet Kalos seems to be better choice for families or those who appreciate comfortable rides that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Smart Forfour may appeal to city drivers because it will not cause troubles with parking and will have smaller turning radius.

Number of doors

5 > 4
A five-door car usually is a hatchback and as a result the Chevrolet Kalos 1.4 82HP manual, where you can open up the boot lid and fold flat the back seats enlarging a luggage compartment, has an advantage on the 4-door Smart which in turn has a smaller trunk cut off from the passenger compartment.


1,494 > 1,450 mm
The higher a vehicle is, the better is the comfort of boarding it and greater capacity of carrying big amount of stuff to it. The difference of 3 % in favor of the Chevrolet Kalos is small and should not be really noticeable.

End of model sale

2007 > 2006


4 reasons for Smart Forfour 1.0 63KM in comparison to Chevrolet Kalos 1.4 82HP manual

Reasons for


1,684 > 1,670 mm
The width of the vehicle influences on passanger's inner room and stability of driving. The Smart is 1 percent wider than the Chevrolet Kalos 1.4 82HP manual. It is clearly felt by those sitting in front, who have more room for their elbows.


2,505 > 2,484 mm
Smart Forfour 1.0 63HP has 1 percent longer wheelbase when compared to the Chevrolet Kalos. A longer wheelbase provides more stable and comfortable ride, especially at higher speeds. It also gives more storage space. But, cars having a longer wheelbase are not as maneuverable as those with a shorter wheelbase.

Rear track

1,447 > 1,409 mm

Front track

1,461 > 1,451 mm

Cars specifications

Chevrolet Kalos 1.4 82HP manual Smart Forfour 1.0 63HP
    Price range popular popular
    Model release date 2004 2004
    Facelifting no no
    Class B B
    Payload 1,503 kg -

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