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1946 Peugeot 202 vs. 1998 Peugeot 205

To start off, 1998 Peugeot 205 is newer by 52 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 1,293 cc (4 cylinders), 1998 Peugeot 205 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1998 Peugeot 205 (102 HP @ 6800 RPM) has 72 more horse power than 1946 Peugeot 202. (30 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1998 Peugeot 205 should accelerate faster than 1946 Peugeot 202. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1998 Peugeot 205 weights approximately 4 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.

Because 1946 Peugeot 202 is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 1946 Peugeot 202. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1998 Peugeot 205, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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 1998 Peugeot 205
Make Peugeot Peugeot
Model 202 205
Year Released 1946 1998
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1133 cc 1293 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 30 HP 102 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 6800 RPM
Engine Bore Size 68 mm 75 mm
Engine Stroke Size 78 mm 73.2 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Vehicle Weight 786 kg 790 kg
Vehicle Length 4120 mm 3710 mm
Vehicle Width 1510 mm 1580 mm
Vehicle Height 1560 mm 1380 mm
Wheelbase Size 2460 mm 2430 mm


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