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1950 Peugeot 203 vs. 1974 Peugeot 404

To start off, 1974 Peugeot 404 is newer by 24 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1950 Peugeot 203. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1950 Peugeot 203 would be higher. At 1,616 cc (4 cylinders), 1974 Peugeot 404 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1974 Peugeot 404 (62 HP) has 18 more horse power than 1950 Peugeot 203. (44 HP) In normal driving conditions, 1974 Peugeot 404 should accelerate faster than 1950 Peugeot 203. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1974 Peugeot 404 weights approximately 141 kg more than 1950 Peugeot 203. 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:

1950 Peugeot 203 1974 Peugeot 404
Make Peugeot Peugeot
Model 203 404
Year Released 1950 1974
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1290 cc 1616 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 44 HP 62 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 924 kg 1065 kg
Vehicle Length 4360 mm 4440 mm
Vehicle Width 1610 mm 1630 mm
Vehicle Height 1510 mm 1460 mm
Wheelbase Size 2590 mm 2650 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 50 L 50 L


 

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