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1950 Peugeot 203 vs. 2009 Suzuki XL7

To start off, 2009 Suzuki XL7 is newer by 59 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 3,564 cc (6 cylinders), 2009 Suzuki XL7 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Suzuki XL7 (252 HP) has 208 more horse power than 1950 Peugeot 203. (44 HP) In normal driving conditions, 2009 Suzuki XL7 should accelerate faster than 1950 Peugeot 203. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Suzuki XL7 weights approximately 766 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 2009 Suzuki XL7 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1950 Peugeot 203. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2009 Suzuki XL7 will offer significantly more control. 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, 2009 Suzuki XL7 (330 Nm @ 2300 RPM) has 250 more torque (in Nm) than 1950 Peugeot 203. (80 Nm @ 2500 RPM). This means 2009 Suzuki XL7 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1950 Peugeot 203. 2009 Suzuki XL7 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. 2009 Suzuki XL7 will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1950 Peugeot 203 2009 Suzuki XL7
Make Peugeot Suzuki
Model 203 XL7
Year Released 1950 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1290 cc 3564 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 44 HP 252 HP
Torque 80 Nm 330 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 2300 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 7 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 924 kg 1690 kg
Vehicle Length 4360 mm 5020 mm
Vehicle Width 1610 mm 1840 mm
Vehicle Height 1510 mm 1760 mm
Wheelbase Size 2590 mm 2860 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 50 L 70 L


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