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1950 Peugeot 203 vs. 1992 Peugeot 106

To start off, 1992 Peugeot 106 is newer by 42 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 1,294 cc (4 cylinders), 1992 Peugeot 106 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1992 Peugeot 106 (101 HP) has 57 more horse power than 1950 Peugeot 203. (44 HP) In normal driving conditions, 1992 Peugeot 106 should accelerate faster than 1950 Peugeot 203. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1950 Peugeot 203 weights approximately 114 kg more than 1992 Peugeot 106.

Because 1950 Peugeot 203 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 Peugeot 203. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1992 Peugeot 106, 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. Let's talk about torque, 1992 Peugeot 106 (112 Nm @ 5400 RPM) has 32 more torque (in Nm) than 1950 Peugeot 203. (80 Nm @ 2500 RPM). This means 1992 Peugeot 106 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1950 Peugeot 203.

Compare all specifications:

1950 Peugeot 203 1992 Peugeot 106
Make Peugeot Peugeot
Model 203 106
Year Released 1950 1992
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1290 cc 1294 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 44 HP 101 HP
Torque 80 Nm 112 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 5400 RPM
Engine Bore Size 78 mm 75 mm
Engine Stroke Size 71 mm 73.2 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 924 kg 810 kg
Vehicle Length 4360 mm 3570 mm
Vehicle Width 1610 mm 1580 mm
Vehicle Height 1510 mm 1400 mm
Wheelbase Size 2590 mm 2390 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 50 L 70 L


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