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1974 Renault 12 vs. 2011 Daihatsu Cuore

To start off, 2011 Daihatsu Cuore is newer by 37 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. In terms of performance, 2011 Daihatsu Cuore (69 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 16 more horse power than 1974 Renault 12. (53 HP @ 5250 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2011 Daihatsu Cuore should accelerate faster than 1974 Renault 12. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1974 Renault 12 weights approximately 185 kg more than 2011 Daihatsu Cuore.

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, 1974 Renault 12 (96 Nm @ 3000 RPM) has 2 more torque (in Nm) than 2011 Daihatsu Cuore. (94 Nm @ 3600 RPM). This means 1974 Renault 12 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2011 Daihatsu Cuore.

Compare all specifications:

1974 Renault 12 2011 Daihatsu Cuore
Make Renault Daihatsu
Model 12 Cuore
Year Released 1974 2011
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1289 cc 998 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 3 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 53 HP 69 HP
Engine RPM 5250 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 96 Nm 94 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 3600 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type Front Front
Vehicle Weight 950 kg 765 kg
Vehicle Length 4410 mm 3480 mm
Vehicle Width 1640 mm 1480 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1540 mm
Wheelbase Size 2450 mm 2500 mm


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