Fiat 125p Sedan 1.5 70HP manual vs Mazda 323 I 1.0 45HP

Fiat 125p Sedan 1.5 70HP manual

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7 reasons for

Fiat 125p Sedan, model available from 1967 to 1983.
It has 1.5 70HP petrol engine produced from 1967 to 1983.
Drive on the rear axle has manual gearbox.

1 reason for

Mazda 323 I, model available from 1977 to 1980.
It has 1.0 45HP petrol engine produced from 1977 to 1980.
Drive has manual gearbox.

Mazda 323 I 1.0 45HP

7 reasons for Fiat 125p Sedan 1.5 70KM manual in comparison to Mazda 323 I 1.0 45HP

Reasons for

Maximal power

70 > 45 hp
The Fiat 125p comes with petrol which produce by 56 percent more horsepower than the the engine of the Mazda 323 I 1.0 45HP, giving the vehicle a much more dynamic character. It should be better choice for drivers who want to experience thrill of drive a sports car.


1,630 > 1,600 mm
The width of the vehicle influences directly on passanger's inner room and driving stability. The Fiat 125p is 2 percent wider in comparison to the Mazda. It is clearly perceptible by those sitting in front, who have more room for their elbows.


2,496 > 2,330 mm
The Fiat has 7 percent longer wheelbase in comparison to Mazda 323 I 1.0 45HP. Consequently the Fiat 125p Sedan 1.5 70HP manual is safer and has a better stability. Besides, longer wheelbase influences on convenient and more comfortable driving.


4,226 > 3,830 mm
The Fiat is 10 percent longer when compared to the Mazda 323 I 1.0 45HP. Long vehicles more of passenger space and usually have bigger trunk. While the Fiat 125p occurs to be better pick for families or persons who appreciate convenient rides, the Mazda 323 I may appeal to city drivers because it will not make problems with parking and will have smaller turning radius.

Number of doors

4 > 3
The three-door model of Mazda 323 I is easy to put in baggage into a boot, whereas four-door Fiat offers more convenient getting into the vehicle, quieter interior but smaller trunk lid.


1,440 > 1,380 mm
The higher a vehicle is, the better is the comfort of getting in to it and greater possibility of loading massive amount of thinks to it. The difference that amounts to 60 millimeters in favor of the Fiat 125p is not big and does not matter much.

End of model sale

1983 > 1980


1 reason for Mazda 323 I 1.0 45KM in comparison to Fiat 125p Sedan 1.5 70HP manual

Reasons for

Model release date

1977 > 1967
Production of the older car commenced much more earlier than its rival thus man may suspect that this vehicle has significantly less advanced solutions applied.

Cars specifications

Fiat 125p Sedan 1.5 70HP manual Mazda 323 I 1.0 45HP
    Price range popular popular
    Model release date 1967 1977
    Facelifting no no
    Class C C
    Payload 1,370 kg -

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