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2003 Daihatsu YRV vs. 1970 Daihatsu Fellow

To start off, 2003 Daihatsu YRV is newer by 33 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1970 Daihatsu Fellow. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1970 Daihatsu Fellow would be higher. At 1,298 cc (4 cylinders), 2003 Daihatsu YRV is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2003 Daihatsu YRV (85 HP @ 5800 RPM) has 47 more horse power than 1970 Daihatsu Fellow. (38 HP @ 7200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2003 Daihatsu YRV should accelerate faster than 1970 Daihatsu Fellow. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2003 Daihatsu YRV weights approximately 425 kg more than 1970 Daihatsu Fellow. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2003 Daihatsu YRV is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1970 Daihatsu Fellow. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2003 Daihatsu YRV 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 Daihatsu YRV (120 Nm @ 3200 RPM) has 80 more torque (in Nm) than 1970 Daihatsu Fellow. (40 Nm @ 6500 RPM). This means 2003 Daihatsu YRV will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1970 Daihatsu Fellow.

Compare all specifications:

2003 Daihatsu YRV 1970 Daihatsu Fellow
Make Daihatsu Daihatsu
Model YRV Fellow
Year Released 2003 1970
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1298 cc 356 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 2 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 85 HP 38 HP
Engine RPM 5800 RPM 7200 RPM
Torque 120 Nm 40 Nm
Torque RPM 3200 RPM 6500 RPM
Engine Bore Size 72 mm 62 mm
Engine Stroke Size 79.7 mm 59 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 11.0:1 11.0:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 890 kg 465 kg
Vehicle Length 3770 mm 3000 mm
Vehicle Width 1630 mm 1300 mm
Vehicle Height 1560 mm 1300 mm
Wheelbase Size 2360 mm 2100 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 36 L 43 L


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