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1955 Packard Carribean vs. 2001 Toyota Avensis

To start off, 2001 Toyota Avensis is newer by 46 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1955 Packard Carribean. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1955 Packard Carribean would be higher. At 5,767 cc (8 cylinders), 1955 Packard Carribean is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1955 Packard Carribean (257 HP @ 4600 RPM) has 109 more horse power than 2001 Toyota Avensis. (148 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1955 Packard Carribean should accelerate faster than 2001 Toyota Avensis.

Because 1955 Packard Carribean 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 1955 Packard Carribean. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2001 Toyota Avensis, 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.

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1955 Packard Carribean 2001 Toyota Avensis
Make Packard Toyota
Model Carribean Avensis
Year Released 1955 2001
Body Type Convertible Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5767 cc 1997 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 257 HP 148 HP
Engine RPM 4600 RPM 6000 RPM
Drive Type Rear Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 7 seats
Vehicle Length 5530 mm 4660 mm
Vehicle Width 1990 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1530 mm 1680 mm
Wheelbase Size 3240 mm 2710 mm


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