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1950 Peugeot 203 vs. 1985 Peugeot 604

To start off, 1985 Peugeot 604 is newer by 35 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 2,849 cc (6 cylinders), 1985 Peugeot 604 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1985 Peugeot 604 (153 HP) has 109 more horse power than 1950 Peugeot 203. (44 HP) In normal driving conditions, 1985 Peugeot 604 should accelerate faster than 1950 Peugeot 203. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1985 Peugeot 604 weights approximately 496 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. Let's talk about torque, 1985 Peugeot 604 (242 Nm @ 3000 RPM) has 162 more torque (in Nm) than 1950 Peugeot 203. (80 Nm @ 2500 RPM). This means 1985 Peugeot 604 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1950 Peugeot 203.

Compare all specifications:

1950 Peugeot 203 1985 Peugeot 604
Make Peugeot Peugeot
Model 203 604
Year Released 1950 1985
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1290 cc 2849 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 44 HP 153 HP
Torque 80 Nm 242 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 78 mm 91.1 mm
Engine Stroke Size 71 mm 73 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 924 kg 1420 kg
Vehicle Length 4360 mm 4730 mm
Vehicle Width 1610 mm 1780 mm
Vehicle Height 1510 mm 1440 mm
Wheelbase Size 2590 mm 2810 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 50 L 70 L


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