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1963 Holden EJ vs. 2002 Subaru Outback

To start off, 2002 Subaru Outback is newer by 39 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1963 Holden EJ. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1963 Holden EJ would be higher. At 2,457 cc (4 cylinders), 2002 Subaru Outback is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2002 Subaru Outback (154 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 90 more horse power than 1963 Holden EJ. (64 HP @ 4200 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2002 Subaru Outback should accelerate faster than 1963 Holden EJ. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2002 Subaru Outback weights approximately 356 kg more than 1963 Holden EJ. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2002 Subaru Outback is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1963 Holden EJ. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2002 Subaru Outback 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, 2002 Subaru Outback (224 Nm @ 3600 RPM) has 61 more torque (in Nm) than 1963 Holden EJ. (163 Nm @ 1400 RPM). This means 2002 Subaru Outback will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1963 Holden EJ.

Compare all specifications:

1963 Holden EJ 2002 Subaru Outback
Make Holden Subaru
Model EJ Outback
Year Released 1963 2002
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2262 cc 2457 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line boxer
Horse Power 64 HP 154 HP
Engine RPM 4200 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 163 Nm 224 Nm
Torque RPM 1400 RPM 3600 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Vehicle Weight 1134 kg 1490 kg
Vehicle Length 4500 mm 4730 mm
Vehicle Width 1740 mm 1750 mm
Vehicle Height 1480 mm 1550 mm
Wheelbase Size 2680 mm 2660 mm


 

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