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1974 Seat 133 vs. 1969 Volkswagen 181

To start off, 1974 Seat 133 is newer by 5 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1969 Volkswagen 181. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1969 Volkswagen 181 would be higher. At 1,584 cc (4 cylinders), 1969 Volkswagen 181 is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1969 Volkswagen 181 weights approximately 210 kg more than 1974 Seat 133.

Both vehicles are rear wheel drive (RWD) - it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, both vehicles do the job better than front 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 Seat 133 1969 Volkswagen 181
Make Seat Volkswagen
Model 133 181
Year Released 1974 1969
Engine Position Front Rear
Engine Size 842 cc 1584 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 43 HP 0 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Vehicle Weight 690 kg 900 kg
Vehicle Length 3460 mm 3790 mm
Vehicle Width 1430 mm 1650 mm
Vehicle Height 1330 mm 1630 mm
Wheelbase Size 2030 mm 2410 mm


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