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1952 Jaguar XK vs. 2007 Jeep Compass

To start off, 2007 Jeep Compass is newer by 55 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1952 Jaguar XK. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1952 Jaguar XK would be higher. At 3,441 cc (6 cylinders), 1952 Jaguar XK is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Jeep Compass (180 HP @ 1750 RPM) has 22 more horse power than 1952 Jaguar XK. (158 HP @ 5000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2007 Jeep Compass should accelerate faster than 1952 Jaguar XK. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Jeep Compass weights approximately 305 kg more than 1952 Jaguar XK. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1952 Jaguar XK 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 1952 Jaguar XK. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2007 Jeep Compass, 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 Jeep Compass (488 Nm @ 1750 RPM) has 198 more torque (in Nm) than 1952 Jaguar XK. (290 Nm @ 2500 RPM). This means 2007 Jeep Compass will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1952 Jaguar XK.

Compare all specifications:

1952 Jaguar XK 2007 Jeep Compass
Make Jaguar Jeep
Model XK Compass
Year Released 1952 2007
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3441 cc 2397 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 158 HP 180 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 1750 RPM
Torque 290 Nm 488 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 1750 RPM
Engine Bore Size 83 mm 87.9 mm
Engine Stroke Size 106 mm 97 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 201 km/hour 185 km/hour
Drive Type Rear Front
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1295 kg 1600 kg
Vehicle Length 4430 mm 4410 mm
Vehicle Width 1570 mm 1820 mm
Vehicle Height 1340 mm 1640 mm
Wheelbase Size 2600 mm 2640 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 63 L 51 L


 

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