The Smart Forfour has by 113 % more horsepower in relation to the Suzuki Ignis I. The difference is colossal and for this reason it greatly affect joy of riding the car. It may be interesting to know that the Smart Forfour has by 104 % more horses under the hood compared to the medium level in class „subcompact”.
The width of the vehicle influences on passanger's inner room and stability of driving. The Smart Forfour is 5 % wider than the Suzuki Ignis I. It is clearly felt by driver and passenger in front, who have more room for their elbows.
The Smart Forfour 1.5 Brabus 177HP manual has 6 percent longer wheelbase than Suzuki. As a result the Smart is more safe and has a better stability. Moreover, longer wheelbase affects convenient and more comfortable traveling.
The Smart is 134 mm longer than the Suzuki Ignis I 1.3 83HP. The length of the vehicle plays a role in respect of travelling comfort and room in the trunk. The Smart probably will be offering to it's passangers more room for legs. At the same time the Smart will be better driven but the Suzuki Ignis I will be a little easier to park because of shorter length .
Number of doors
The 3-door model of Suzuki Ignis I allows to easily put in luggage into a trunk, whereas four-door Smart Forfour features easier getting into the car, more quiet cabin but smaller boot lid.
Model release date
Given that the Suzuki Ignis I's production began only 4 years prior to the Smart Forfour, the distance in technology used in both cars is not really huge, however, the Smart Forfour 1.5 Brabus 177HP manual may feature a bit more new solutions used in it.