The horsepower of the Daihatsu Rocky I is 11 percent bigger in comparison to the Suzuki. As the difference is small this should not affect the car performance extensively.
The boot of the Daihatsu Rocky I Soft Top 2.2 i 91HP manual is only 16 % bigger than the Suzuki Vitara II. However, the difference is not big it would be right to say that both vehicles have more of less the same trunk size.
Trunk capacity with seats down
In the category of fuel tank capacity it is the Daihatsu Rocky I Soft Top which can carry 4 liters more fuel in comparison to the Suzuki. The medium fuel container size in the mini 4x4 class, from which the Daihatsu Rocky I comes from, equals 61 l, whereas in compact SUV segment (represented by the Suzuki Vitara II) it is 61 l.
The Daihatsu has 15 % longer wheelbase in relation to Suzuki Vitara II Cabrio 1.6 82HP. Therefore the Daihatsu is more safe and has a better stability. What is more, longer wheelbase influences on convenient and more comfortable driving.
The engine capacity of the Daihatsu Rocky I Soft Top is by 637 cc larger in relation to the Suzuki Vitara II Cabrio. For this reason the Suzuki Vitara II will be more fuel efficient, but, the engine of the Daihatsu will be of better performance, running more smoothly and less prone to breaking down.
The Daihatsu Rocky I Soft Top 2.2 i 91HP manual is 227 mm longer in comparison to the Suzuki. Long cars have more interior space and usually have more storage space. While the Daihatsu seems to be better pick for families or persons who appreciate convenient driving that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Suzuki Vitara II Cabrio may appeal to city drivers because it will not make troubles with parking and will be easier for turning in narrow streets.
Number of doors
In this case a user of the Daihatsu Rocky I Soft Top has a one door more as a tailgate. It will enable him to place things into a trunk in more convenient manner, especialy when we are talking about things of big size. Passages of both cars who are to seat in the rear need to get in a car through a front door which needs folding a front seat.
The higher a vehicle is, the better is the comfort of getting in to it and greater possibility of putting big amount of thinks to it. The difference at the level of 205 millimeters to the advantage of the Daihatsu Rocky I Soft Top 2.2 i 91HP manual is little and does not matter much.