1995 Mazda MX-3 vs. 1991 Mazda 323
To start off, 1995 Mazda MX-3 is newer by 4 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1991 Mazda 323. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1991 Mazda 323 would be higher. At 1,840 cc (4 cylinders), 1991 Mazda 323 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1991 Mazda 323 (166 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 60 more horse power than 1995 Mazda MX-3. (106 HP @ 6200 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1991 Mazda 323 should accelerate faster than 1995 Mazda MX-3. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1991 Mazda 323 weights approximately 191 kg more than 1995 Mazda MX-3. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.
Because 1991 Mazda 323 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1995 Mazda MX-3. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1991 Mazda 323 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.
Compare all specifications:
|1995 Mazda MX-3||1991 Mazda 323|
|Engine Size||1598 cc||1840 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||4 cylinders||4 cylinders|
|Horse Power||106 HP||166 HP|
|Engine RPM||6200 RPM||5500 RPM|
|Number of Seats||4 seats||5 seats|
|Vehicle Weight||1059 kg||1250 kg|
|Vehicle Length||4230 mm||4040 mm|
|Vehicle Width||1700 mm||1690 mm|
|Vehicle Height||1320 mm||1360 mm|