1982 Isuzu Gemini vs. 1995 Isuzu Trooper

To start off, 1995 Isuzu Trooper is newer by 13 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1982 Isuzu Gemini. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1982 Isuzu Gemini would be higher. At 2,998 cc (4 cylinders), 1995 Isuzu Trooper is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1995 Isuzu Trooper (157 HP @ 3900 RPM) has 78 more horse power than 1982 Isuzu Gemini. (79 HP @ 5200 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1995 Isuzu Trooper should accelerate faster than 1982 Isuzu Gemini. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1995 Isuzu Trooper weights approximately 1140 kg more than 1982 Isuzu Gemini. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1995 Isuzu Trooper is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1982 Isuzu Gemini. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1995 Isuzu Trooper will offer significantly more control. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 1995 Isuzu Trooper (347 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 231 more torque (in Nm) than 1982 Isuzu Gemini. (116 Nm @ 3200 RPM). This means 1995 Isuzu Trooper will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1982 Isuzu Gemini.

Compare all specifications:

1982 Isuzu Gemini 1995 Isuzu Trooper
Make Isuzu Isuzu
Model Gemini Trooper
Year Released 1982 1995
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1584 cc 2998 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 79 HP 157 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 3900 RPM
Torque 116 Nm 347 Nm
Torque RPM 3200 RPM 2000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 940 kg 2080 kg
Vehicle Length 4240 mm 4770 mm
Vehicle Width 1580 mm 1840 mm
Vehicle Height 1370 mm 1840 mm
Wheelbase Size 2410 mm 2770 mm


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