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1973 Suzuki Fronte vs. 2012 Buick LaCrosse

To start off, 2012 Buick LaCrosse is newer by 39 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1973 Suzuki Fronte. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1973 Suzuki Fronte would be higher. At 2,400 cc (4 cylinders), 2012 Buick LaCrosse is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2012 Buick LaCrosse (182 HP @ 6700 RPM) has 149 more horse power than 1973 Suzuki Fronte. (33 HP @ 6500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2012 Buick LaCrosse should accelerate faster than 1973 Suzuki Fronte. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2012 Buick LaCrosse weights approximately 1195 kg more than 1973 Suzuki Fronte. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Let's talk about torque, 2012 Buick LaCrosse (233 Nm @ 4900 RPM) has 191 more torque (in Nm) than 1973 Suzuki Fronte. (42 Nm @ 4500 RPM). This means 2012 Buick LaCrosse will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1973 Suzuki Fronte.

Compare all specifications:

1973 Suzuki Fronte 2012 Buick LaCrosse
Make Suzuki Buick
Model Fronte LaCrosse
Year Released 1973 2012
Engine Size 355 cc 2400 cc
Horse Power 33 HP 182 HP
Engine RPM 6500 RPM 6700 RPM
Torque 42 Nm 233 Nm
Torque RPM 4500 RPM 4900 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline / Electric Hybrid
Vehicle Weight 545 kg 1740 kg
Vehicle Length 3000 mm 5001 mm
Vehicle Width 1300 mm 1857 mm
Vehicle Height 1290 mm 1504 mm
Wheelbase Size 2040 mm 2837 mm


 

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