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1946 Peugeot 202 vs. 1954 Peugeot 203

To start off, 1954 Peugeot 203 is newer by 8 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1946 Peugeot 202. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1946 Peugeot 202 would be higher. At 1,290 cc (4 cylinders), 1954 Peugeot 203 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1954 Peugeot 203 (44 HP) has 14 more horse power than 1946 Peugeot 202. (30 HP) In normal driving conditions, 1954 Peugeot 203 should accelerate faster than 1946 Peugeot 202. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1954 Peugeot 203 weights approximately 144 kg more than 1946 Peugeot 202. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are rear wheel drive (RWD) - it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, both vehicles do the job better than front 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.

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1946 Peugeot 202 1954 Peugeot 203
Make Peugeot Peugeot
Model 202 203
Year Released 1946 1954
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1133 cc 1290 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 30 HP 44 HP
Engine Bore Size 68 mm 75 mm
Engine Stroke Size 78 mm 73 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Vehicle Weight 786 kg 930 kg
Vehicle Length 4120 mm 4360 mm
Vehicle Width 1510 mm 1610 mm
Vehicle Height 1560 mm 1510 mm
Wheelbase Size 2460 mm 2580 mm


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