The horsepower is a characteristic that most of drivers take into account at first when buying a car. In this case it is the Mitsubishi Colt IV 1.3 GLi 12V 75HP manual which has by 36 percent more horsepower than the Toyota Starlet III 1.0 55HP. Consequently the Mitsubishi Colt IV can reach higher top speed. Thanks to more horsepower the Mitsubishi Colt IV should as well give seemingly better flexiblility in specific speeds.
The boot of the Mitsubishi Colt IV is only 6 % bigger than the Toyota. However, the difference is not significant and it would be right to say that both vehicles have more of less the same trunk space.
Trunk capacity with seats down
The width of the car influences on passanger's inner room as well as driving stability. The Mitsubishi Colt IV 1.3 GLi 12V 75HP manual is 5 percent wider than the Toyota Starlet III. It is often clearly felt by those sitting in front, who have more space for their elbows.
The Toyota is worst that the Mitsubishi Colt IV in the aspect of fuel tank size. The Mitsubishi Colt IV is able to hold by 8 l more fuel compared with its contender.
The wheelbase of a vehicle is the length separating its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase significantly affects the driving because of better vehicle's weight distribution. Mitsubishi Colt IV has 125 mm longer wheelbase distance than Toyota. Wheelbase dimensions are crucial to the stability and steering. Hence, the mass of Mitsubishi Colt IV should be better distributed and driving should be easier and safer.
The engine cubic capacity of the Mitsubishi Colt IV 1.3 GLi 12V 75HP manual is by 30 percent greater when compared to the Toyota Starlet III 1.0 55HP. As a result the Toyota Starlet III will be more fuel efficient, but, the engine of the Mitsubishi will be of better performance, running more smoothly and more durable.
The Mitsubishi Colt IV is 157 millimeters longer in comparison to the Toyota Starlet III 1.0 55HP. Long cars more of passenger space and in most cases have bigger trunk. While the Mitsubishi Colt IV seems to be better choice for families or those who love the idea of soft, smooth long-distance driving that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Toyota Starlet III 1.0 55HP may appeal to singles because it will not make troubles with parking and will have smaller turning radius.
Model release date
Given that the Toyota Starlet III was introduced only 4 years earlier than the Mitsubishi Colt IV 1.3 GLi 12V 75HP manual, the gap between technology used in both vehicles shouldn’t be really huge, however, the Mitsubishi Colt IV 1.3 GLi 12V 75HP manual may feature a bit more new solutions used in it.