Ford Windstar II 3.0 V6 148HP manual vs Daihatsu Move I 0.8 i 12V 42HP manual

Ford Windstar II 3.0 V6 148HP manual

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26 reasons for

Ford Windstar II, model available from 1999 to 2003.
It has 3.0 V6 148HP petrol engine produced from 1999 to 2003.
Drive on the front axle has manual gearbox.

4 reasons for

Daihatsu Move I, model available from 1995 to 1998.
It has 0.8 i 12V 42HP petrol engine produced from 1995 to 1998.
Drive on the front axle has manual, 5 speed gearbox.

Daihatsu Move I 0.8 i 12V 42HP manual

26 reasons for Ford Windstar II 3.0 V6 148KM manual in comparison to Daihatsu Move I 0.8 i 12V 42HP manual

Reasons for

Maximal power

148 > 42 hp
The Ford Windstar II has 106 hp bigger amount of horses under the hood in relation to the Daihatsu. The difference is colossal and so it greatly affect feeling of driving the vehicle. It may be interesting to know that the Ford Windstar II has by 3 % more horsepower in relation to the medium level in its segment.

Acceleration 0-100 km/h

13.5 > 18 s
The Ford Windstar II accelerates from 0 to 100 Km/h in 13.5 s, which is 4.5 s faster when compared to the Daihatsu Move I 0.8 i 12V 42HP manual. However the difference is not as much big to be taken into consideration when buying a car.

Trunk capacity

615 > 260 l
The trunk of the Ford is 355 l larger than the Daihatsu Move I. It is sensible difference therefore in this category the Ford Windstar II will be much more functional. The larger the trunk, the more luggage you can hold.

Trunk capacity with seats down

4,079 > 1,151 l

Top speed

180 > 131 km/h
The Daihatsu Move I has by 49 kilometers per hour lower maximum speed in relation to the Ford Windstar II 3.0 V6 148HP manual, consequently driving a long distance, assuming that it is straight and there is no speed limits, will need more time. The difference may be noticeable during riding on on the road without speed limits to the car of Ford brand advantage.


1,917 > 1,395 mm
The difference of 37 % between compared cars is quite significant. For a urban use where such a things like maneuverability and ease of parking play a role, probably the Daihatsu Move I 0.8 i 12V 42HP manual should be better . Nevertheless, the Ford Windstar II is characterized by a better comfort, more spacious interior and better driveability when driving fast in steep curves.

Fuel tank

97 > 31 l
With no doubts the winner of this comparison is the Ford Windstar II which holds by 213 liters of fuel more compared with the Daihatsu. Such a considerable difference results from big difference in both vehicles engines.


3,074 > 2,303 mm
The Ford Windstar II has 771 millimeters longer wheelbase than the Daihatsu Move I. The closer the axles are to one another, the less time exists for shock absorption by the separate suspension components. Therefore the Ford Windstar II with a longer wheelbase will provide the smoothest drive. But, the Daihatsu with shorter distance between its axles have tighter turning angles and is able corner faster than equivalent vehicles with long wheelbases.


6 > 3

Urban range

636 > 451 km

Engine capacity

2,987 > 848 cc
The engine cubic capacity of the Daihatsu is so much lower ( the difference amounts to 2,139 cc than the Daihatsu Move I, that it is hard to take the decision which car is worth buying. These cars are so varying that on the ground of information concerning engine cubic capacity we can only pick between engine’s performance and car’s economy.

Maximum load capacity

630 > 385 kg


5,125 > 3,305 mm
The Ford is longer in comparison to the Daihatsu Move I by 1,820 millimeters and it gives to passengers much more room inside the vehicle or more capable trunk. In the „van” class, to which the car of brand Ford is assigned, the average length is of 4,628 mm and is by 11 percent greater than the length of the Ford Windstar II.

Rear track

1,600 > 1,298 mm

Cylinder layout

V-type > inline
A V engine is a developed construction of a engine with all cylinders aligned in one row which in our opinion} is wiser to choose one. Engine of V layout in a vehicle the Ford gives more torque at lower RPM ranges due to the power stroke coming from 2 sides of the crankshaft. This type of motor may contain more cylinders without a need of much extending its dimensions. A Smooth engine work and thrilling sound is to a V engine’s advantage.

Price range

popular > cheap

Model release date

1999 > 1995
The difference in debut day between compared vehicles is only 4 years, however, new technologies for automotive industry are appearing at a staggering pace what may cause that the Ford may have more advanced technologies.


1,792 > 1,580 mm
The higher a car is, the better is the comfort of getting in to it and greater capacity of loading massive amount of thinks to it. The difference that amounts to 13 percent in favor of the Ford is little and should not be really noticeable.

Tire width

205 > 145 mm

Maximal power RPM

5,000 > 5,300 revolutions/minute

Number of seats

7 > 4


2,445 > 1,137 kg

Front track

1,643 > 1,310 mm

End of model sale

2003 > 1998

Tire diameter

15 > 13 ″

Curb weight

1,805 > 757 kg


4 reasons for Daihatsu Move I 0.8 i 12V 42KM manual in comparison to Ford Windstar II 3.0 V6 148HP manual

Reasons for

Urban consumption

7.1 > 15.6 l
The Daihatsu consumes of 55 percent gasoline less in the city in relation to the Ford Windstar II. The Daihatsu Move I 0.8 i 12V 42HP manual, which is classified in van segment, consumes 4.4 l per 100 km less than the average in its class. The average fuel consumption in the “van” segment equals to 11.5 l of fuel for every 100 km.

Number of doors

5 > 4
A five-door car generally means a hatchback and as a result the Daihatsu, where you can open up the boot lid and fold flat the back seats making more room, has an advantage over the four-door Ford with the hinges for the boot that opens under the rear window.

Valves per cylinder

4 > 2

Tire profile

65 > 75 %

Cars specifications

Ford Windstar II 3.0 V6 148HP manual Daihatsu Move I 0.8 i 12V 42HP manual
    Price range popular cheap
    Model release date 1999 1995
    Facelifting no no
    Class van van
    Payload 2,445 kg 1,137 kg
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