The Kia Rocsta 1.8 85HP manual 4x4 has 89 % more horsepower compared to Suzuki Samurai. The Kia Rocsta will be distinctly faster speed up thanks to bigger horsepower. Also overtaking cars or obstacles should be a piece of cake for a vehicle equipped with more powerful engine.
The wheelbase of a car equals the length between its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase notably affects the driving due to more desirable vehicle's weight distribution. Kia Rocsta has 92 mm longer wheelbase distance than Suzuki. Wheelbase dimensions are crucial to the balance and steering. Hence, the mass of Kia Rocsta should be better distributed and driving should be easier and safer.
The engine displacement of the Kia is by 84 percent greater than the Suzuki Samurai. For this reason the Suzuki will be more fuel efficient, but, the engine of the Kia will be of better quality, running more smoothly and more durable.
The Kia Rocsta is 159 mm longer in comparison to the Suzuki Samurai 1.0 45HP. The length of the vehicle plays a role in terms of travelling comfort and space in the trunk. The Kia very likely will be offering to it's users more room for legs. Aditionally the Kia Rocsta will be better driven but the Suzuki Samurai 1.0 45HP will be a slightly easier for parking because of shorter length of the body.
Model release date
Manufacture of the older vehicle commenced much more earlier than its rival hence it is reasonable to suppose that this car is equipped with significantly less modern technologies .
The higher a car is, the better is the comfort of getting in to it and greater capacity of loading big amount of luggage to it. The difference that amounts to 10 % in favor of the Kia Rocsta is not big and does not matter much.