Subaru Justy IV 1.0 70HP manual vs Smart Forfour 1.0 63HP

Subaru Justy IV 1.0 70HP manual

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7 reasons for

Subaru Justy IV, model available from 2007 to 2009.
It has 1.0 70HP petrol engine produced from 2007 to 2009.
Drive has manual gearbox.

3 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.

Smart Forfour 1.0 63HP

7 reasons for Subaru Justy IV 1.0 70KM manual in comparison to Smart Forfour 1.0 63HP

Reasons for

Maximal power

70 > 63 hp
The horsepower of the Subaru Justy IV is 11 % grater in relation to the Smart. Because the difference is small it should not affect the vehicles performance considerably.

Rear track

1,477 > 1,447 mm

Number of doors

5 > 4
A five-door car generally means a hatchback and for that reason the Subaru Justy IV, which whole rear including the window lifts up and the rear seats folds flat enlarging a luggage compartment, has the edge on the four-door Smart Forfour which is less comfortable to load and unload baggage.

Model release date

2007 > 2004
Because of the fact that the Smart started to be manufactured only 3 years before the Subaru Justy IV 1.0 70HP manual, the distance in technology applied in both cars shouldn’t be really huge, however, the Subaru might feature slightly more modern solutions applied in it.


1,552 > 1,450 mm
The higher a car is, the better is the comfort of getting in to it and greater possibility of carrying big amount of thinks to it. The difference that amounts to 102 mm in favor of the Subaru Justy IV 1.0 70HP manual is small and should not be really noticeable.

Front track

1,472 > 1,461 mm

End of model sale

2009 > 2006


3 reasons for Smart Forfour 1.0 63KM in comparison to Subaru Justy IV 1.0 70HP manual

Reasons for


1,684 > 1,670 mm
distance between left and right side of a car directly influences on room in the cabin as well as stability during driving. The width of the Smart Forfour 1.0 63HP is larger by 14 mm than the Subaru Justy IV and is not really relevant. The medium for the „small cars” segment amounts to 1,645 mm and is by 2 percent larger than the width of the Smart Forfour.


2,505 > 2,432 mm
Smart Forfour 1.0 63HP has 3 percent longer wheelbase than the Subaru. A longer wheelbase gives more stable and comfortable ride, especially when driving fast. It also gives more storage space. However, vehicles having a longer wheelbase are not as maneuverable as those with a shorter length between its axles.


3,752 > 3,615 mm
The Smart Forfour is 4 % longer than the Subaru Justy IV. Long cars have more interior space and in most cases provide bigger trunk. While the Smart Forfour occurs to be better choice for families or those who appreciate comfortable driving that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Subaru Justy IV may be more appropriate to singles because it will not make troubles with parking and will be more maneuverable.

Cars specifications

Subaru Justy IV 1.0 70HP manual Smart Forfour 1.0 63HP
    Gross trailer weight 754 kg -
    Price range popular popular
    Model release date 2007 2004
    Facelifting no no
    Class B B

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