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1950 Peugeot 203 vs. 2005 Skoda Superb

To start off, 2005 Skoda Superb is newer by 55 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 2,769 cc (6 cylinders), 2005 Skoda Superb is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Skoda Superb (190 HP) has 146 more horse power than 1950 Peugeot 203. (44 HP) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Skoda Superb should accelerate faster than 1950 Peugeot 203. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Skoda Superb weights approximately 652 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.

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, 2005 Skoda Superb, 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, 2005 Skoda Superb (280 Nm @ 3200 RPM) has 200 more torque (in Nm) than 1950 Peugeot 203. (80 Nm @ 2500 RPM). This means 2005 Skoda Superb will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1950 Peugeot 203. 2005 Skoda Superb has automatic transmission and 1950 Peugeot 203 has manual transmission. 1950 Peugeot 203 will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2005 Skoda Superb will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1950 Peugeot 203 2005 Skoda Superb
Make Peugeot Skoda
Model 203 Superb
Year Released 1950 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1290 cc 2769 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 5 valves
Horse Power 44 HP 190 HP
Torque 80 Nm 280 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 3200 RPM
Engine Bore Size 78 mm 82.5 mm
Engine Stroke Size 71 mm 86.4 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 924 kg 1576 kg
Vehicle Length 4360 mm 4810 mm
Vehicle Width 1610 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1510 mm 1480 mm
Wheelbase Size 2590 mm 2810 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 50 L 62 L


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