Daewoo Matiz 1.0 51HP vs Seat Arosa II 1.0 50HP manual

Daewoo Matiz 1.0 51HP

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8 reasons for

Daewoo Matiz, model available from 1997 to 2004.
It has 1.0 51HP petrol engine produced from 1997 to 2001.
Drive has manual gearbox.

6 reasons for

Seat Arosa II, model available from 2000 to 2004.
It has 1.0 50HP petrol engine produced from 2000 to 2004.
Drive on the front axle has manual, 5 speed gearbox.

Seat Arosa II 1.0 50HP manual

8 reasons for Daewoo Matiz 1.0 51KM in comparison to Seat Arosa II 1.0 50HP manual

Reasons for

Maximal power

51 > 50 hp
The horsepower is a parameter that most of us pay the biggest attention to. In this comparison, it is the Daewoo Matiz which has by 1 horsepower more in relation to the Seat Arosa II 1.0 50HP manual, which makes this car a bit better in terms of high speed. Due to more horsepower the Daewoo Matiz will as well give somewhat more efficiency in specific speeds.

Trunk capacity

145 > 132 l
If you are looking for a car by which you could set of for travels, which could load more luggage , decide to buy the Daewoo Matiz 1.0 51HP. The Seat has by 13 liters less capable luggage compartment in relation to the Seat Arosa II so probably you would be able to put in the trunk one small parcel less. Examining the trunk pay attention to its width length and height which have considerable effect on loading possibility .

Trunk capacity with seats down

829 > 789 l

Fuel tank

39 > 34 l
The winner of these two vehicles in the aspect of fuel tank capacity is Daewoo Matiz 1.0 51HP that can hold by 5 liters more petrol than the Seat Arosa II.


2,340 > 2,323 mm
Daewoo Matiz has 1 percent longer wheelbase when compared to the Seat. A longer wheelbase gives more stable and comfortable ride, especially at higher speeds. It also gives more storage space. However, vehicles with a longer wheelbase are not as maneuverable as those with a shorter length between its axles.

Engine capacity

1,001 > 1,000 cc
The Daewoo Matiz has 1 cc larger cubic capacity in relation to the Seat Arosa II. Because the difference is small, the Daewoo Matiz should accelerate only slightly dynamically, of course assuming that other paramerters are does not play a role.

Number of doors

5 > 3
There’s no doubts that the five-door Daewoo Matiz is more convenient and if you regularly carry more than one people then you should not have any doubts which one to choose. The strongest point of a five-door car is that it’s not only easier for passengers to get into the back but it’s as well easier to put luggage and cargo into the vehicle when the rear seats are folded flat. However, three-door cars like the Seat Arosa II generally look much cooler and for those who rarely have more than one passengers in the car the Seat may be more appropriate.


1,485 > 1,462 mm
The higher a vehicle is, the better is the comfort of boarding it and greater capacity of putting massive amount of luggage to it. The difference of 2 % in favor of the Daewoo Matiz is insignificant and does not matter much.


6 reasons for Seat Arosa II 1.0 50KM manual in comparison to Daewoo Matiz 1.0 51HP

Reasons for


1,643 > 1,496 mm
The width of the vehicle influences on passanger's inner room as well as stability of driving. The Seat is 10 % wider than the Daewoo Matiz 1.0 51HP. It is clearly perceptible by driver and passenger in front, who have more space for their elbows.


3,549 > 3,499 mm
The Seat is 1 percent longer than the Daewoo. Long cars are more spacious and also provide plenty of trunk space. While the Seat Arosa II 1.0 50HP manual occurs to be better choice for families or persons who value comfortable rides, the Daewoo may appeal to city drivers because it will not make problems with parking and will have smaller turning radius.

Rear track

1,392 > 1,278 mm

Price range

popular > cheap

Model release date

2000 > 1997
Because of the fact that the Daewoo debuted only 3 years earlier than the Seat, the distance in technology used in both vehicles is not really big, however, the Seat may feature a bit more advanced solutions applied in it.

Front track

1,403 > 1,318 mm

Cars specifications

Daewoo Matiz 1.0 51HP Seat Arosa II 1.0 50HP manual
    Price range cheap popular
    Model release date 1997 2000
    Facelifting no no
    Class A A
    Payload - 1,361 kg

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