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1969 Skoda 1202 vs. 2004 Skoda Superb

To start off, 2004 Skoda Superb is newer by 35 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1969 Skoda 1202. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1969 Skoda 1202 would be higher. At 1,896 cc (4 cylinders), 2004 Skoda Superb is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2004 Skoda Superb (113 HP @ 5400 RPM) has 69 more horse power than 1969 Skoda 1202. (44 HP @ 4200 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2004 Skoda Superb should accelerate faster than 1969 Skoda 1202. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2004 Skoda Superb weights approximately 383 kg more than 1969 Skoda 1202. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1969 Skoda 1202 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 1969 Skoda 1202. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2004 Skoda Superb, 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, 2004 Skoda Superb (172 Nm @ 3500 RPM) has 87 more torque (in Nm) than 1969 Skoda 1202. (85 Nm @ 2500 RPM). This means 2004 Skoda Superb will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1969 Skoda 1202.

Compare all specifications:

1969 Skoda 1202 2004 Skoda Superb
Make Skoda Skoda
Model 1202 Superb
Year Released 1969 2004
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1174 cc 1896 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 44 HP 113 HP
Engine RPM 4200 RPM 5400 RPM
Torque 85 Nm 172 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 3500 RPM
Engine Bore Size 72 mm 82.5 mm
Engine Stroke Size 75 mm 92.8 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type Rear Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1105 kg 1488 kg
Vehicle Length 4490 mm 4810 mm
Vehicle Width 1710 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1590 mm 1480 mm
Wheelbase Size 2690 mm 2810 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 30 L 62 L


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