Smart Forfour 1.0 63HP vs Mitsubishi Colt II 1.2 EL,GL 55HP

Smart Forfour 1.0 63HP

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9 reasons for

Smart Forfour, model available from 2004 to 2006.
It has 1.0 63HP petrol engine produced from 2004 to 2006.
Drive has manual gearbox.

1 reason for

Mitsubishi Colt II, model available from 1984 to 1988.
It has 1.2 EL,GL 55HP petrol engine produced from 1984 to 1986.
Drive has manual gearbox.

Mitsubishi Colt II 1.2 EL,GL 55HP
Smart

9 reasons for Smart Forfour 1.0 63KM in comparison to Mitsubishi Colt II 1.2 EL,GL 55HP

Reasons for
135

Maximal power

63 > 55 hp
The horsepower of the Smart Forfour 1.0 63HP is by 8 horsepowers bigger in relation to the Mitsubishi. While the difference is small this should not affect the car performance largely.
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Width

1,684 > 1,635 mm
The width of the vehicle influences directly on passanger's inner room as well as driving stability. The Smart Forfour 1.0 63HP is 49 mm wider in comparison to the Mitsubishi Colt II. It is often clearly felt by driver and passenger in front, who have more space for their elbows.
15

Wheelbase

2,505 > 2,373 mm
Smart Forfour 1.0 63HP has 6 % longer wheelbase in relation to the Mitsubishi Colt II. A longer wheelbase provides more stable and comfortable ride, especially at higher speeds. It also gives more storage space. However, vehicles having a longer wheelbase will not be as maneuverable as those with a shorter length between its axles.
4

Rear track

1,447 > 1,338 mm
3

Number of doors

4 > 3
The three-door model of Mitsubishi is easy to load and unload luggage into a trunk, whereas 4-door Smart Forfour offers more convenient getting into the car, more quiet cabin at the expense of smaller boot lid.
1

Height

1,450 > 1,362 mm
If you are a tall man or you happen to carry in the trunk thinks of big size, the Smart Forfour, which is by 6 % higher than the Mitsubishi Colt II 1.2 EL,GL 55HP, would be appropriate option for you. However, these two cars do not differ much when it comes to its height and it should not be much perceptible.
1

Model release date

2004 > 1984
0

Front track

1,461 > 1,391 mm
0

End of model sale

2006 > 1988

Mitsubishi

1 reason for Mitsubishi Colt II 1.2 EL,GL 55KM in comparison to Smart Forfour 1.0 63HP

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6

Length

3,875 > 3,752 mm
The Mitsubishi is 3 % longer in comparison to the Smart. The length of the vehicle plays a role when it comes to driving comfort and room in the boot. The Mitsubishi Colt II very likely will be offering to it's passangers more room for legs. At the same time the Mitsubishi Colt II 1.2 EL,GL 55HP will be better driven ,however, the Smart Forfour will be a little easier for parking due to shorter length .

Cars specifications

Smart Forfour 1.0 63HP Mitsubishi Colt II 1.2 EL,GL 55HP
    Price range popular popular
    Model release date 2004 1984
    Facelifting no no
    Class B B
    End of model sale 2006 1988

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