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1965 Abarth 1300 vs. 2002 Chrysler Sebring

To start off, 2002 Chrysler Sebring is newer by 37 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1965 Abarth 1300. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1965 Abarth 1300 would be higher. At 2,343 cc (4 cylinders), 2002 Chrysler Sebring is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2002 Chrysler Sebring (149 HP @ 5200 RPM) has 12 more horse power than 1965 Abarth 1300. (137 HP @ 7600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2002 Chrysler Sebring should accelerate faster than 1965 Abarth 1300. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2002 Chrysler Sebring weights approximately 822 kg more than 1965 Abarth 1300. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1965 Abarth 1300 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 1965 Abarth 1300. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2002 Chrysler Sebring, 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.

Compare all specifications:

1965 Abarth 1300 2002 Chrysler Sebring
Make Abarth Chrysler
Model 1300 Sebring
Year Released 1965 2002
Engine Position Rear Front
Engine Size 1280 cc 2343 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 137 HP 149 HP
Engine RPM 7600 RPM 5200 RPM
Drive Type Rear Front
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 630 kg 1452 kg
Vehicle Length 3560 mm 4850 mm
Vehicle Width 1490 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1140 mm 1400 mm
Wheelbase Size 2100 mm 2880 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 30 L 61 L


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