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1974 Renault 12 vs. 2006 Suzuki Sea Forenza Wagon

To start off, 2006 Suzuki Sea Forenza Wagon is newer by 32 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 1,999 cc (4 cylinders), 2006 Suzuki Sea Forenza Wagon is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Suzuki Sea Forenza Wagon (127 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 74 more horse power than 1974 Renault 12. (53 HP @ 5250 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2006 Suzuki Sea Forenza Wagon should accelerate faster than 1974 Renault 12.

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, 2006 Suzuki Sea Forenza Wagon (178 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 82 more torque (in Nm) than 1974 Renault 12. (96 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2006 Suzuki Sea Forenza Wagon will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1974 Renault 12.

Compare all specifications:

1974 Renault 12 2006 Suzuki Sea Forenza Wagon
Make Renault Suzuki
Model 12 Sea Forenza Wagon
Year Released 1974 2006
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1289 cc 1999 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 53 HP 127 HP
Engine RPM 5250 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 96 Nm 178 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 4000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Vehicle Length 4410 mm 4570 mm
Vehicle Width 1640 mm 1730 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1510 mm
Wheelbase Size 2450 mm 2610 mm


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