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1994 Daihatsu Rocky vs. 1977 Daihatsu Delta

To start off, 1994 Daihatsu Rocky is newer by 17 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1977 Daihatsu Delta. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1977 Daihatsu Delta would be higher. At 2,765 cc (4 cylinders), 1994 Daihatsu Rocky is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1977 Daihatsu Delta (85 HP @ 5400 RPM) has 13 more horse power than 1994 Daihatsu Rocky. (72 HP @ 3600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1977 Daihatsu Delta should accelerate faster than 1994 Daihatsu Rocky. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1994 Daihatsu Rocky weights approximately 415 kg more than 1977 Daihatsu Delta.

Because 1994 Daihatsu Rocky is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1977 Daihatsu Delta. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1994 Daihatsu Rocky 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, 1994 Daihatsu Rocky (173 Nm @ 2200 RPM) has 50 more torque (in Nm) than 1977 Daihatsu Delta. (123 Nm @ 3400 RPM). This means 1994 Daihatsu Rocky will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1977 Daihatsu Delta.

Compare all specifications:

1994 Daihatsu Rocky 1977 Daihatsu Delta
Make Daihatsu Daihatsu
Model Rocky Delta
Year Released 1994 1977
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2765 cc 1588 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 72 HP 85 HP
Engine RPM 3600 RPM 5400 RPM
Torque 173 Nm 123 Nm
Torque RPM 2200 RPM 3400 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Vehicle Weight 1490 kg 1075 kg
Vehicle Length 3850 mm 4000 mm
Vehicle Width 1700 mm 1660 mm
Vehicle Height 1860 mm 1750 mm
Wheelbase Size 2540 mm 2200 mm


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