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1949 Bentley Mark VI vs. 2001 Toyota Avensis

To start off, 2001 Toyota Avensis is newer by 52 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1949 Bentley Mark VI. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1949 Bentley Mark VI would be higher. At 4,257 cc (6 cylinders), 1949 Bentley Mark VI is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1949 Bentley Mark VI weights approximately 390 kg more than 2001 Toyota Avensis.

Because 1949 Bentley Mark VI 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 1949 Bentley Mark VI. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2001 Toyota Avensis, 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. 2001 Toyota Avensis has automatic transmission and 1949 Bentley Mark VI has manual transmission. 1949 Bentley Mark VI will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2001 Toyota Avensis will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1949 Bentley Mark VI 2001 Toyota Avensis
Make Bentley Toyota
Model Mark VI Avensis
Year Released 1949 2001
Body Type Sedan Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4257 cc 1997 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 0 HP 148 HP
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 7 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1850 kg 1460 kg
Vehicle Length 4880 mm 4660 mm
Vehicle Width 1760 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1640 mm 1680 mm
Wheelbase Size 3050 mm 2710 mm


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