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.
Compare all specifications:
|1946 Peugeot 202||1954 Peugeot 203|
|Engine Size||1133 cc||1290 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||4 cylinders||4 cylinders|
|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|
|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|