1966 Volkswagen Karmann-Ghia vs. 1991 Volkswagen Passat
To start off, 1991 Volkswagen Passat is newer by 25 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1966 Volkswagen Karmann-Ghia. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1966 Volkswagen Karmann-Ghia would be higher. At 1,595 cc (4 cylinders), 1991 Volkswagen Passat is equipped with a bigger engine.
Because 1966 Volkswagen Karmann-Ghia 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 1966 Volkswagen Karmann-Ghia. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1991 Volkswagen Passat, 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:
|1966 Volkswagen Karmann-Ghia||1991 Volkswagen Passat|
|Engine Size||1285 cc||1595 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||4 cylinders||4 cylinders|
|Horse Power||38 HP||0 HP|
|Number of Seats||4 seats||5 seats|
|Number of Doors||2 doors||4 doors|
|Vehicle Length||4200 mm||4580 mm|
|Vehicle Width||1640 mm||1710 mm|
|Vehicle Height||1340 mm||1430 mm|
|Wheelbase Size||2430 mm||2630 mm|