1982 Isuzu Gemini vs. 2003 Isuzu Wizard

To start off, 2003 Isuzu Wizard is newer by 21 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 3,163 cc (6 cylinders), 2003 Isuzu Wizard is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2003 Isuzu Wizard (202 HP @ 5400 RPM) has 123 more horse power than 1982 Isuzu Gemini. (79 HP @ 5200 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2003 Isuzu Wizard should accelerate faster than 1982 Isuzu Gemini. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2003 Isuzu Wizard weights approximately 880 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 2003 Isuzu Wizard 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, 2003 Isuzu Wizard 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, 2003 Isuzu Wizard (290 Nm @ 3000 RPM) has 174 more torque (in Nm) than 1982 Isuzu Gemini. (116 Nm @ 3200 RPM). This means 2003 Isuzu Wizard will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1982 Isuzu Gemini.

Compare all specifications:

1982 Isuzu Gemini 2003 Isuzu Wizard
Make Isuzu Isuzu
Model Gemini Wizard
Year Released 1982 2003
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1584 cc 3163 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 79 HP 202 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 5400 RPM
Torque 116 Nm 290 Nm
Torque RPM 3200 RPM 3000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 940 kg 1820 kg
Vehicle Length 4240 mm 4700 mm
Vehicle Width 1580 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1370 mm 1760 mm
Wheelbase Size 2410 mm 2710 mm


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