The horsepower is a something that most of us take into account at first when buying a car. In this comparison it is the Daihatsu Applause I which has by 52 percent more horsepower in comparison to the Mazda 323 I. Therefore the Daihatsu will achieve higher speed. Having more horsepower the Daihatsu Applause I will also give better flexiblility in specific speeds.
Width of a vehicle affects interior space for travelers and also stability on road. The width of the Daihatsu Applause I is larger by 60 mm compared with the Mazda 323 I 1.4 69HP and is not really worth considering. The average for the „C” segment is 1,703 millimeters and is by 3 % bigger than the same attribute of the Daihatsu.
The Daihatsu Applause I has 6 percent longer wheelbase than Mazda 323 I. Thanks to this the Daihatsu Applause I is safer and has a better stability. Besides, longer wheelbase has impact on convenient and more comfortable driving.
The Daihatsu Applause I is 530 mm longer when compared to the Mazda 323 I. The length of the vehicle is significant when it comes to travelling comfort and room in the boot. The Daihatsu Applause I preasumbly will be offering to it's users more space for legs. At the same time the Daihatsu Applause I 1.6 16V 105HP manual will be better driven ,however, the Mazda will be a slightly easier for parking because of shorter length of the body.
Number of doors
There’s no doubts that the five-door Daihatsu Applause I is more usable and if you regularly travel with more than one passenger then you should not have any doubts which one to choose. The strongest point of a five-door vehicle is that it’s not only easier for passengers to get into the back but it’s also easier to place luggage and cargo into the car when the rear seats are folded down. However, three-door cars like the Mazda 323 I very often look more dynamic and sporty and for those who rarely have more than one passengers in the car the Mazda might be a good one, the more so for being a little bit cheaper than the same model with more doors.
Model release date
Production of the older car commenced much more earlier than its rival and for this reason it seems to be right to assume that this vehicle features not so advanced parts .
The higher a vehicle is, the better is the comfort of boarding it and greater capacity of putting big amount of luggage to it. The difference that amounts to 1 percent in favor of the Daihatsu Applause I 1.6 16V 105HP manual is little and does not matter much.