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1970 Citroen Ami vs. 1995 Citroen C

To start off, 1995 Citroen C is newer by 25 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1970 Citroen Ami. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1970 Citroen Ami would be higher. At 952 cc (4 cylinders), 1995 Citroen C is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1995 Citroen C (44 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 9 more horse power than 1970 Citroen Ami. (35 HP @ 5750 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1995 Citroen C should accelerate faster than 1970 Citroen Ami. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1995 Citroen C weights approximately 225 kg more than 1970 Citroen Ami. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. 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:

1970 Citroen Ami 1995 Citroen C
Make Citroen Citroen
Model Ami C
Year Released 1970 1995
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 602 cc 952 cc
Engine Cylinders 2 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 35 HP 44 HP
Engine RPM 5750 RPM 6000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 620 kg 845 kg
Vehicle Length 3880 mm 4010 mm
Vehicle Width 1530 mm 1650 mm
Vehicle Height 1530 mm 1820 mm
Wheelbase Size 2410 mm 2750 mm


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