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1971 Toyota Corolla vs. 2001 Toyota Will

To start off, 2001 Toyota Will is newer by 30 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 1,794 cc (4 cylinders), 2001 Toyota Will is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2001 Toyota Will (134 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 72 more horse power than 1971 Toyota Corolla. (62 HP @ 6600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2001 Toyota Will should accelerate faster than 1971 Toyota Corolla. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2001 Toyota Will weights approximately 525 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, 2001 Toyota Will, 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, 2001 Toyota Will (171 Nm @ 4200 RPM) has 76 more torque (in Nm) than 1971 Toyota Corolla. (95 Nm @ 4200 RPM). This means 2001 Toyota Will will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1971 Toyota Corolla.

Compare all specifications:

1971 Toyota Corolla 2001 Toyota Will
Make Toyota Toyota
Model Corolla Will
Year Released 1971 2001
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1166 cc 1794 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 62 HP 134 HP
Engine RPM 6600 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 95 Nm 171 Nm
Torque RPM 4200 RPM 4200 RPM
Engine Bore Size 75 mm 79 mm
Engine Stroke Size 66 mm 91.5 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 780 kg 1305 kg
Vehicle Length 3950 mm 4390 mm
Vehicle Width 1510 mm 1730 mm
Vehicle Height 1380 mm 1440 mm
Wheelbase Size 2290 mm 2510 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 46 L 50 L


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