1950 Ferrari 166 vs. 2005 Kia Rio

To start off, 2005 Kia Rio is newer by 55 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1950 Ferrari 166. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1950 Ferrari 166 would be higher. At 1,995 cc (12 cylinders), 1950 Ferrari 166 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1950 Ferrari 166 (114 HP) has 33 more horse power than 2005 Kia Rio. (81 HP). In normal driving conditions, 1950 Ferrari 166 should accelerate faster than 2005 Kia Rio. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Kia Rio weights approximately 608 kg more than 1950 Ferrari 166.

Because 1950 Ferrari 166 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 1950 Ferrari 166. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2005 Kia Rio, 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:

1950 Ferrari 166 2005 Kia Rio
Make Ferrari Kia
Model 166 Rio
Year Released 1950 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1995 cc 1343 cc
Engine Cylinders 12 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 114 HP 81 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 900 kg 1508 kg
Wheelbase Size 2430 mm 2420 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 80 L 45 L


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