1982 Isuzu Gemini vs. 2001 Isuzu ZXS

To start off, 2001 Isuzu ZXS is newer by 19 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 3,165 cc (6 cylinders), 2001 Isuzu ZXS is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2001 Isuzu ZXS (216 HP) has 137 more horse power than 1982 Isuzu Gemini. (79 HP) In normal driving conditions, 2001 Isuzu ZXS should accelerate faster than 1982 Isuzu Gemini.

Because 2001 Isuzu ZXS 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, 2001 Isuzu ZXS 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, 2001 Isuzu ZXS (399 Nm) has 283 more torque (in Nm) than 1982 Isuzu Gemini. (116 Nm). This means 2001 Isuzu ZXS will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1982 Isuzu Gemini. 2001 Isuzu ZXS has automatic transmission and 1982 Isuzu Gemini has manual transmission. 1982 Isuzu Gemini will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2001 Isuzu ZXS will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1982 Isuzu Gemini 2001 Isuzu ZXS
Make Isuzu Isuzu
Model Gemini ZXS
Year Released 1982 2001
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1584 cc 3165 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 79 HP 216 HP
Torque 116 Nm 399 Nm
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats


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