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1967 Triumph TR5 vs. 2011 Citroen C3

To start off, 2011 Citroen C3 is newer by 44 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1967 Triumph TR5. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1967 Triumph TR5 would be higher. At 2,498 cc (6 cylinders), 1967 Triumph TR5 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1967 Triumph TR5 (150 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 83 more horse power than 2011 Citroen C3. (67 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1967 Triumph TR5 should accelerate faster than 2011 Citroen C3. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2011 Citroen C3 weights approximately 93 kg more than 1967 Triumph TR5.

Because 1967 Triumph TR5 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 1967 Triumph TR5. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2011 Citroen C3, 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. Let's talk about torque, 1967 Triumph TR5 (222 Nm @ 3500 RPM) has 61 more torque (in Nm) than 2011 Citroen C3. (161 Nm @ 2000 RPM). This means 1967 Triumph TR5 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2011 Citroen C3. 2011 Citroen C3 has automatic transmission and 1967 Triumph TR5 has manual transmission. 1967 Triumph TR5 will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2011 Citroen C3 will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1967 Triumph TR5 2011 Citroen C3
Make Triumph Citroen
Model TR5 C3
Year Released 1967 2011
Body Type Roadster Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2498 cc 1398 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 150 HP 67 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 222 Nm 161 Nm
Torque RPM 3500 RPM 2000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 74.8 mm 73.7 mm
Engine Stroke Size 95 mm 82 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1030 kg 1123 kg
Vehicle Length 3910 mm 3870 mm
Vehicle Width 1480 mm 1670 mm
Vehicle Height 1280 mm 1520 mm
Wheelbase Size 2190 mm 2470 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 53 L 45 L


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