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1973 NSU Ro 80 vs. 2001 Toyota Avensis

To start off, 2001 Toyota Avensis is newer by 28 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1973 NSU Ro 80. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1973 NSU Ro 80 would be higher. At 2,390 cc, 1973 NSU Ro 80 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2001 Toyota Avensis (148 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 34 more horse power than 1973 NSU Ro 80. (114 HP @ 5500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2001 Toyota Avensis should accelerate faster than 1973 NSU Ro 80. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2001 Toyota Avensis weights approximately 250 kg more than 1973 NSU Ro 80. 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. Let's talk about torque, 2001 Toyota Avensis (192 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 30 more torque (in Nm) than 1973 NSU Ro 80. (162 Nm @ 4500 RPM). This means 2001 Toyota Avensis will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1973 NSU Ro 80.

Compare all specifications:

1973 NSU Ro 80 2001 Toyota Avensis
Make NSU Toyota
Model Ro 80 Avensis
Year Released 1973 2001
Body Type Sedan Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2390 cc 1997 cc
Horse Power 114 HP 148 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 162 Nm 192 Nm
Torque RPM 4500 RPM 4000 RPM
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 7 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1210 kg 1460 kg
Vehicle Length 4790 mm 4660 mm
Vehicle Width 1770 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1420 mm 1680 mm
Wheelbase Size 2870 mm 2710 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 37 L 60 L


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