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1971 Toyota Corolla vs. 1992 Toyota Paseo

To start off, 1992 Toyota Paseo is newer by 21 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1971 Toyota Corolla. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1971 Toyota Corolla would be higher. At 1,495 cc (4 cylinders), 1992 Toyota Paseo is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1992 Toyota Paseo (93 HP @ 5400 RPM) has 31 more horse power than 1971 Toyota Corolla. (62 HP @ 6600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1992 Toyota Paseo should accelerate faster than 1971 Toyota Corolla. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1992 Toyota Paseo weights approximately 159 kg more than 1971 Toyota Corolla. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1971 Toyota Corolla 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 Toyota Corolla. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1992 Toyota Paseo, 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, 1992 Toyota Paseo (135 Nm @ 4400 RPM) has 40 more torque (in Nm) than 1971 Toyota Corolla. (95 Nm @ 4200 RPM). This means 1992 Toyota Paseo will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1971 Toyota Corolla.

Compare all specifications:

1971 Toyota Corolla 1992 Toyota Paseo
Make Toyota Toyota
Model Corolla Paseo
Year Released 1971 1992
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1166 cc 1495 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 62 HP 93 HP
Engine RPM 6600 RPM 5400 RPM
Torque 95 Nm 135 Nm
Torque RPM 4200 RPM 4400 RPM
Engine Bore Size 75 mm 74 mm
Engine Stroke Size 66 mm 87 mm
Drive Type Rear Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 780 kg 939 kg
Vehicle Length 3950 mm 4150 mm
Vehicle Width 1510 mm 1660 mm
Vehicle Height 1380 mm 1280 mm
Wheelbase Size 2290 mm 2390 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 46 L 45 L


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