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1955 Austin A 55 vs. 2010 Jeep Commander

To start off, 2010 Jeep Commander is newer by 55 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 5,654 cc (8 cylinders), 2010 Jeep Commander is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2010 Jeep Commander (358 HP @ 5200 RPM) has 307 more horse power than 1955 Austin A 55. (51 HP @ 4250 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2010 Jeep Commander should accelerate faster than 1955 Austin A 55. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2010 Jeep Commander weights approximately 338 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 2010 Jeep Commander 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, 2010 Jeep Commander 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, 2010 Jeep Commander (527 Nm @ 4350 RPM) has 417 more torque (in Nm) than 1955 Austin A 55. (110 Nm @ 2000 RPM). This means 2010 Jeep Commander will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1955 Austin A 55. 2010 Jeep Commander has automatic transmission and 1955 Austin A 55 has manual transmission. 1955 Austin A 55 will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2010 Jeep Commander will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1955 Austin A 55 2010 Jeep Commander
Make Austin Jeep
Model A 55 Commander
Year Released 1955 2010
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1489 cc 5654 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 51 HP 358 HP
Engine RPM 4250 RPM 5200 RPM
Torque 110 Nm 527 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 4350 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 7 seats
Vehicle Weight 1055 kg 1393 kg
Vehicle Length 4250 mm 4790 mm
Vehicle Width 1570 mm 1910 mm
Vehicle Height 1570 mm 1840 mm
Wheelbase Size 2530 mm 2790 mm


 

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