1971 Plymouth Barracuda vs. 2000 Suzuki Ignis

To start off, 2000 Suzuki Ignis is newer by 29 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1971 Plymouth Barracuda. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1971 Plymouth Barracuda would be higher. At 3,250 cc (6 cylinders), 1971 Plymouth Barracuda is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1971 Plymouth Barracuda (102 HP @ 4400 RPM) has 20 more horse power than 2000 Suzuki Ignis. (82 HP @ 5500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1971 Plymouth Barracuda should accelerate faster than 2000 Suzuki Ignis. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1971 Plymouth Barracuda weights approximately 455 kg more than 2000 Suzuki Ignis. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1971 Plymouth Barracuda 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 1971 Plymouth Barracuda. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2000 Suzuki Ignis, 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, 1971 Plymouth Barracuda (217 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 107 more torque (in Nm) than 2000 Suzuki Ignis. (110 Nm @ 3500 RPM). This means 1971 Plymouth Barracuda will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2000 Suzuki Ignis.

Compare all specifications:

1971 Plymouth Barracuda 2000 Suzuki Ignis
Make Plymouth Suzuki
Model Barracuda Ignis
Year Released 1971 2000
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3250 cc 1328 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 102 HP 82 HP
Engine RPM 4400 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 217 Nm 110 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 3500 RPM
Engine Bore Size 86.4 mm 78 mm
Engine Stroke Size 92.5 mm 69.6 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 8.4:1 9.5:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 2 seats
Vehicle Weight 1405 kg 950 kg
Vehicle Length 4750 mm 3620 mm
Vehicle Width 1910 mm 1600 mm
Vehicle Height 1310 mm 1550 mm
Wheelbase Size 2760 mm 2370 mm