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1956 Opel Kapitan vs. 2000 Toyota Tundra

To start off, 2000 Toyota Tundra is newer by 44 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1956 Opel Kapitan. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1956 Opel Kapitan would be higher. At 4,663 cc (8 cylinders), 2000 Toyota Tundra is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2000 Toyota Tundra (242 HP @ 4800 RPM) has 168 more horse power than 1956 Opel Kapitan. (74 HP @ 3900 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2000 Toyota Tundra should accelerate faster than 1956 Opel Kapitan. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2000 Toyota Tundra weights approximately 735 kg more than 1956 Opel Kapitan. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2000 Toyota Tundra is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1956 Opel Kapitan. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2000 Toyota Tundra 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. 2000 Toyota Tundra has automatic transmission and 1956 Opel Kapitan has manual transmission. 1956 Opel Kapitan will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2000 Toyota Tundra will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1956 Opel Kapitan 2000 Toyota Tundra
Make Opel Toyota
Model Kapitan Tundra
Year Released 1956 2000
Body Type Sedan Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2473 cc 4663 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 74 HP 242 HP
Engine RPM 3900 RPM 4800 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Vehicle Weight 1215 kg 1950 kg
Vehicle Length 4730 mm 5530 mm
Vehicle Width 1770 mm 1920 mm
Vehicle Height 1570 mm 1800 mm
Wheelbase Size 2760 mm 3270 mm


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