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1950 Peugeot 203 vs. 2007 Peugeot 307

To start off, 2007 Peugeot 307 is newer by 57 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 1,997 cc (4 cylinders), 2007 Peugeot 307 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Peugeot 307 (134 HP) has 90 more horse power than 1950 Peugeot 203. (44 HP) In normal driving conditions, 2007 Peugeot 307 should accelerate faster than 1950 Peugeot 203. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Peugeot 307 weights approximately 643 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, 2007 Peugeot 307, 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, 2007 Peugeot 307 (320 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 240 more torque (in Nm) than 1950 Peugeot 203. (80 Nm @ 2500 RPM). This means 2007 Peugeot 307 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1950 Peugeot 203.

Compare all specifications:

1950 Peugeot 203 2007 Peugeot 307
Make Peugeot Peugeot
Model 203 307
Year Released 1950 2007
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1290 cc 1997 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 44 HP 134 HP
Torque 80 Nm 320 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 2000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 924 kg 1567 kg
Vehicle Length 4360 mm 4430 mm
Vehicle Width 1610 mm 1760 mm
Vehicle Height 1510 mm 1540 mm
Wheelbase Size 2590 mm 2710 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 50 L 60 L


 

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