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1994 Daihatsu Rocky vs. 2008 Daihatsu Cuore

To start off, 2008 Daihatsu Cuore is newer by 14 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1994 Daihatsu Rocky. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1994 Daihatsu Rocky would be higher. At 2,765 cc (4 cylinders), 1994 Daihatsu Rocky is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1994 Daihatsu Rocky (72 HP @ 3600 RPM) has 3 more horse power than 2008 Daihatsu Cuore. (69 HP @ 3600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1994 Daihatsu Rocky should accelerate faster than 2008 Daihatsu Cuore. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1994 Daihatsu Rocky weights approximately 695 kg more than 2008 Daihatsu Cuore. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1994 Daihatsu Rocky is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2008 Daihatsu Cuore. 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 84 more torque (in Nm) than 2008 Daihatsu Cuore. (89 Nm @ 3600 RPM). This means 1994 Daihatsu Rocky will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2008 Daihatsu Cuore.

Compare all specifications:

1994 Daihatsu Rocky 2008 Daihatsu Cuore
Make Daihatsu Daihatsu
Model Rocky Cuore
Year Released 1994 2008
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2765 cc 989 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 3 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 72 HP 69 HP
Engine RPM 3600 RPM 3600 RPM
Torque 173 Nm 89 Nm
Torque RPM 2200 RPM 3600 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Doors 2 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1490 kg 795 kg
Vehicle Length 3850 mm 3400 mm
Vehicle Width 1700 mm 1480 mm
Vehicle Height 1860 mm 1250 mm
Wheelbase Size 2540 mm 2350 mm


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