UAZ 3153-3159 2.9 98HP vs Ford Bronco III 5.8 246HP

UAZ 3153-3159 2.9 98HP

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6 reasons for

UAZ 3153-3159, model available from 1996 to 2004.
It has 2.9 98HP petrol engine produced from 1996 to 2004.
Drive has manual gearbox.

5 reasons for

Ford Bronco III, model available from 1980 to 1986.
It has 5.8 246HP petrol engine produced from 1980 to 1986.
Drive has manual gearbox.

Ford Bronco III 5.8 246HP

6 reasons for UAZ 3153-3159 2.9 98KM in comparison to Ford Bronco III 5.8 246HP

Reasons for


2,760 > 2,658 mm
UAZ 3153-3159 has 4 % longer wheelbase in comparison to the Ford. A longer wheelbase provides more stable and comfortable ride, especially when driving fast. It also provides more storage space. However, vehicles having a longer wheelbase will not be as maneuverable as those with a shorter length between its axles.


4,514 > 4,511 mm
The UAZ 3153-3159 is 3 mm longer in relation to the Ford Bronco III. The length of the car is significant in respect of driving comfort and room in the boot. The UAZ very likely will be offering to it's passangers more space for legs. Aditionally the UAZ 3153-3159 will be better driven but the Ford Bronco III will be a little easier to park because of shorter length of the body.

Number of doors

5 > 3
There’s no doubts that the five-door UAZ 3153-3159 is more usable and if you regularly carry more than one passenger 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 climb into the rear seats but it’s also easier to place luggage and cargo into the vehicle when the rear seats are folded flat. However, three-door cars like the Ford Bronco III very often look much cooler and for young drivers who rarely have more than one passengers in the car the Ford Bronco III may be better one.


2,023 > 1,870 mm
The higher a car is, the the more convenient is a boarding it and greater possibility of loading massive amount of thinks to it. The difference between these two cars at the level of 8 percent to the advantage of the UAZ 3153-3159 2.9 98HP is little and should not be really noticeable.

Model release date

1996 > 1980

End of model sale

2004 > 1986


5 reasons for Ford Bronco III 5.8 246KM in comparison to UAZ 3153-3159 2.9 98HP

Reasons for

Maximal power

246 > 98 hp
The UAZ 3153-3159 noticeably loses with the Ford in the category of horsepower having them by 148 hp less. Therefore the engine installed in the Ford Bronco III ,unlike the UAZ, has lots of power and good acceleration.


1,980 > 1,801 mm
The width of the vehicle influences directly on passanger's inner room and stability of driving. The Ford Bronco III is 10 % wider in comparison to the UAZ. It is clearly perceptible by those sitting in front, who have more room for their elbows.

Rear track

1,638 > 1,443 mm

Price range

popular > trucks

Front track

1,654 > 1,446 mm

Cars specifications

UAZ 3153-3159 2.9 98HP Ford Bronco III 5.8 246HP
    Price range trucks popular
    Model release date 1996 1980
    Facelifting no no
    Class full-size SUV full-size SUV
    End of model sale 2004 1986
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