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2002 Mazda 6 vs. 2007 Daihatsu Cuore

To start off, 2007 Daihatsu Cuore is newer by 5 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2002 Mazda 6. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2002 Mazda 6 would be higher. At 1,997 cc (4 cylinders), 2002 Mazda 6 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2002 Mazda 6 (148 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 91 more horse power than 2007 Daihatsu Cuore. (57 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2002 Mazda 6 should accelerate faster than 2007 Daihatsu Cuore. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2002 Mazda 6 weights approximately 625 kg more than 2007 Daihatsu Cuore. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. 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, 2002 Mazda 6 (181 Nm @ 4500 RPM) has 90 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Daihatsu Cuore. (91 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2002 Mazda 6 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 Daihatsu Cuore. 2007 Daihatsu Cuore has automatic transmission and 2002 Mazda 6 has manual transmission. 2002 Mazda 6 will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2007 Daihatsu Cuore will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2002 Mazda 6 2007 Daihatsu Cuore
Make Mazda Daihatsu
Model 6 Cuore
Year Released 2002 2007
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1997 cc 989 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 3 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 148 HP 57 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 181 Nm 91 Nm
Torque RPM 4500 RPM 4000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 87.5 mm 72 mm
Engine Stroke Size 83.1 mm 81 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 11.0:1 10.0:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1425 kg 800 kg
Vehicle Length 4710 mm 3420 mm
Vehicle Width 1790 mm 1480 mm
Vehicle Height 1490 mm 1510 mm
Wheelbase Size 2680 mm 2380 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 64 L 36 L


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