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1971 Toyota Corolla vs. 1969 Toyota Corolla

To start off, 1971 Toyota Corolla is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1969 Toyota Corolla. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1969 Toyota Corolla would be higher. At 1,166 cc (4 cylinders), 1971 Toyota Corolla is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1969 Toyota Corolla (76 HP @ 6600 RPM) has 14 more horse power than 1971 Toyota Corolla. (62 HP @ 6600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1969 Toyota Corolla should accelerate faster than 1971 Toyota Corolla. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1971 Toyota Corolla weights approximately 45 kg more than 1969 Toyota Corolla.

Both vehicles are rear wheel drive (RWD) - it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, both vehicles do the job better than front 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. Let's talk about torque, 1971 Toyota Corolla (95 Nm @ 4200 RPM) has 1 more torque (in Nm) than 1969 Toyota Corolla. (94 Nm @ 4600 RPM). This means 1971 Toyota Corolla will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1969 Toyota Corolla.

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1971 Toyota Corolla 1969 Toyota Corolla
Make Toyota Toyota
Model Corolla Corolla
Year Released 1971 1969
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1166 cc 1165 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 62 HP 76 HP
Engine RPM 6600 RPM 6600 RPM
Torque 95 Nm 94 Nm
Torque RPM 4200 RPM 4600 RPM
Engine Bore Size 75 mm 75 mm
Engine Stroke Size 66 mm 66 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 780 kg 735 kg
Vehicle Length 3950 mm 3860 mm
Vehicle Width 1510 mm 1490 mm
Vehicle Height 1380 mm 1350 mm
Wheelbase Size 2290 mm 2340 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 46 L 70 L


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