UAZ 3151 3151 2.45 90HP manual vs Suzuki Samurai 1.0 45HP

UAZ 3151 3151 2.45 90HP manual

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12 reasons for

UAZ 3151 3151, model available from 1985 to 1998.
It has 2.45 90HP petrol engine produced from 1989 to 1998.
Drive has manual, 4 speed gearbox.

4 reasons for

Suzuki Samurai, model available from 1984 to 2000.
It has 1.0 45HP petrol engine produced from 1988 to 2000.
Drive 4x4 has manual, 5 speed gearbox.

Suzuki Samurai 1.0 45HP

12 reasons for UAZ 3151 3151 2.45 90KM manual in comparison to Suzuki Samurai 1.0 45HP

Reasons for

Maximal power

90 > 45 hp
The UAZ 3151 3151 has 100 % more horsepower in comparison to Suzuki Samurai. The UAZ 3151 3151 2.45 90HP manual will be distinctly better speed up thanks to grater horsepower. Also maneuvers like overtaking and passing other vehicles should be much more easier for a car equipped with stronger motor.


1,785 > 1,700 mm
The width of the car influences directly on passanger's inner room and stability of driving. The UAZ 3151 is 85 millimeters wider in comparison to the Suzuki. It is clearly perceptible by driver and passenger in front, who have more room for their elbows.


2,380 > 2,035 mm
UAZ 3151 3151 has 345 millimeters longer wheelbase than the Suzuki Samurai. A longer wheelbase gives more stable and comfortable ride, especially at higher speeds. It also provides more storage space. But, cars with a longer wheelbase will not be as maneuverable as those with a shorter wheelbase.


4 > 3

Engine capacity

2,451 > 971 cc
Evidently the UAZ 3151 wins the comparison of this category. The difference amounts to 152 % than engine of the Suzuki Samurai. It is interesting that in „compact SUV” segment, from which the UAZ comes from, the average engine size equals 2,104 cc and the biggest engine size in this class amounts to 4,201 .


4,025 > 3,430 mm
The UAZ is 17 percent longer in relation to the Suzuki. Long cars have more interior space and usually have plenty of trunk space. While the UAZ occurs to be better for families or persons who appreciate convenient driving that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Suzuki Samurai may be more appropriate to singles because it will not cause troubles with parking and will be easier for turning in narrow streets.

Rear track

1,453 > 1,217 mm

Number of doors

5 > 2
Much more comfortable and useful vehicle is 5-door UAZ 3151 3151 2.45 90HP manual. The two-door version of Suzuki has less pluses, besides sporty design.

Model release date

1985 > 1984
Given that the Suzuki's production started only 1 year before the UAZ 3151 3151, the distance in technology applied in both cars is not really huge, however, the UAZ might feature slightly more new solutions applied in it.


2,080 > 1,680 mm
The higher a vehicle is, the better is the comfort of getting in to it and greater possibility of putting big amount of stuff to it. The difference that amounts to 400 mm to the advantage of the UAZ 3151 is not big and should not be really noticeable.

Number of seats

7 > 4

Front track

1,454 > 1,210 mm


4 reasons for Suzuki Samurai 1.0 45KM in comparison to UAZ 3151 3151 2.45 90HP manual

Reasons for

Number of gears

5 > 4 gears
The Suzuki Samurai has only one additional gear in relation to the UAZ 3151 3151. Usually the additional gear is a taller one so that the previous gears can be narrower in order to give better performance in the lower speeds. One more speed also have an effect on decreasing fuel consumption and CO2 output.

Price range

popular > trucks

Sill height

640 > 820 mm

End of model sale

2000 > 1998

Cars specifications

UAZ 3151 3151 2.45 90HP manual Suzuki Samurai 1.0 45HP
    Price range trucks popular
    Model release date 1985 1984
    Facelifting no no
    Class compact SUV compact SUV
    Payload 2,476 kg -

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