The Mercury comes with petrol which produce by 35 more horsepower than the the engine of the Toyota Starlet IV, giving the vehicle a more sporty character. It seems to be googd choice for drivers who would like to feel thrill of getting behind the wheel of a sports car.
Distance between two sides of a car influences on interior space for travelers as well as stability while driving. The Mercury Tracer III 2.0 110HP is widther only by 5 % in comparison to the Toyota Starlet IV and is not really worth considering. The medium for the „B” class amounts to approximately 1,645 millimeters and is by 55 millimeters smaller than the same attribute of the Mercury.
Mercury Tracer III has 10 % longer wheelbase than the Toyota Starlet IV. A longer wheelbase provides more stable and comfortable ride, especially when driving fast. It also gives more storage space. However, cars with a longer wheelbase will not be as maneuverable as those with a shorter length between its axles.
The Mercury Tracer III is 569 millimeters longer than the Toyota Starlet IV. The length of the vehicle plays a role when it comes to driving comfort and space in the boot. The Mercury preasumbly will be offering to it's users more room for legs. At the same time the Mercury Tracer III will be better driven but the Toyota Starlet IV 1.3 i 16V 75HP manual will be a slightly easier to park because of shorter length of the body.
Number of doors
The three-door model of Toyota Starlet IV is easy to put in luggage into a trunk, whereas 4-door Mercury Tracer III gives easier getting into the car, more quiet interior but smaller boot lid.
Model release date
Given that the Toyota Starlet IV's production started only 1 year before the Mercury Tracer III 2.0 110HP, the gap between technology used in both vehicles is not really huge, however, the Mercury Tracer III 2.0 110HP might have a bit more modern solutions used in it.