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1955 Austin A 55 vs. 2004 Jeep Liberty

To start off, 2004 Jeep Liberty is newer by 49 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1955 Austin A 55. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1955 Austin A 55 would be higher. At 3,687 cc (6 cylinders), 2004 Jeep Liberty is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2004 Jeep Liberty (211 HP) has 160 more horse power than 1955 Austin A 55. (51 HP) In normal driving conditions, 2004 Jeep Liberty should accelerate faster than 1955 Austin A 55. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2004 Jeep Liberty weights approximately 812 kg more than 1955 Austin A 55. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2004 Jeep Liberty is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1955 Austin A 55. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2004 Jeep Liberty 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, 2004 Jeep Liberty (319 Nm) has 209 more torque (in Nm) than 1955 Austin A 55. (110 Nm). This means 2004 Jeep Liberty will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1955 Austin A 55.

Compare all specifications:

1955 Austin A 55 2004 Jeep Liberty
Make Austin Jeep
Model A 55 Liberty
Year Released 1955 2004
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1489 cc 3687 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 51 HP 211 HP
Torque 110 Nm 319 Nm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1055 kg 1867 kg
Vehicle Length 4250 mm 4440 mm
Vehicle Width 1570 mm 1830 mm
Vehicle Height 1570 mm 1790 mm
Wheelbase Size 2530 mm 2660 mm


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