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1974 Renault 12 vs. 1976 Renault Rodeo

To start off, 1976 Renault Rodeo is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1974 Renault 12. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1974 Renault 12 would be higher. At 1,289 cc (4 cylinders), 1974 Renault 12 is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1974 Renault 12 weights approximately 270 kg more than 1976 Renault Rodeo.

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.

Compare all specifications:

1974 Renault 12 1976 Renault Rodeo
Make Renault Renault
Model 12 Rodeo
Year Released 1974 1976
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1289 cc 845 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 53 HP 0 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Vehicle Weight 950 kg 680 kg
Vehicle Length 4410 mm 4070 mm
Vehicle Width 1640 mm 1550 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1600 mm
Wheelbase Size 2450 mm 2410 mm


 

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