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2008 Suzuki SX4 vs. 2011 Ford Maverick

To start off, 2011 Ford Maverick is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2008 Suzuki SX4. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2008 Suzuki SX4 would be higher. At 2,288 cc (4 cylinders), 2011 Ford Maverick is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2011 Ford Maverick (148 HP @ 5300 RPM) has 30 more horse power than 2008 Suzuki SX4. (118 HP @ 3500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2011 Ford Maverick should accelerate faster than 2008 Suzuki SX4. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2011 Ford Maverick weights approximately 60 kg more than 2008 Suzuki SX4. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are four wheel drive (4WD) - it offers better handling, traction, and control in all driving conditions compared with front wheel drive or 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, 2008 Suzuki SX4 (280 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 80 more torque (in Nm) than 2011 Ford Maverick. (200 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2008 Suzuki SX4 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2011 Ford Maverick.

Compare all specifications:

2008 Suzuki SX4 2011 Ford Maverick
Make Suzuki Ford
Model SX4 Maverick
Year Released 2008 2011
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1910 cc 2288 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 118 HP 148 HP
Engine RPM 3500 RPM 5300 RPM
Torque 280 Nm 200 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 4000 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 18.0:1 10.0:1
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 180 km/hour 171 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 11.2 seconds 11.5 seconds
Drive Type 4WD 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1458 kg 1518 kg
Vehicle Length 4150 mm 4420 mm
Vehicle Width 1760 mm 1830 mm
Vehicle Height 1630 mm 1780 mm
Wheelbase Size 2510 mm 2630 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 6.6 L/100km 9.9 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 50 L 62 L


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