1975 Lancia Beta vs. 1990 Chevrolet Beretta

To start off, 1990 Chevrolet Beretta is newer by 15 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1975 Lancia Beta. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1975 Lancia Beta would be higher. At 1,995 cc (4 cylinders), 1975 Lancia Beta is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1975 Lancia Beta (115 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 25 more horse power than 1990 Chevrolet Beretta. (90 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1975 Lancia Beta should accelerate faster than 1990 Chevrolet Beretta. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1990 Chevrolet Beretta weights approximately 227 kg more than 1975 Lancia Beta.

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, 1975 Lancia Beta (176 Nm @ 2800 RPM) has 30 more torque (in Nm) than 1990 Chevrolet Beretta. (146 Nm @ 3200 RPM). This means 1975 Lancia Beta will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1990 Chevrolet Beretta. 1990 Chevrolet Beretta has automatic transmission and 1975 Lancia Beta has manual transmission. 1975 Lancia Beta will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 1990 Chevrolet Beretta will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1975 Lancia Beta 1990 Chevrolet Beretta
Make Lancia Chevrolet
Model Beta Beretta
Year Released 1975 1990
Body Type Hatchback Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1995 cc 1991 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 115 HP 90 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 176 Nm 146 Nm
Torque RPM 2800 RPM 3200 RPM
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1060 kg 1287 kg
Vehicle Length 4290 mm 4660 mm
Vehicle Width 1660 mm 1740 mm
Vehicle Height 1330 mm 1430 mm
Wheelbase Size 2550 mm 2740 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 51 L 68 L


More Comparisons


Replacing Your Front Disc Brakes Made Simple: The Definitive DIY Guide
Replace the front disc brakes of your vehicle and save money on labour cost. Read this guide to learn how. [read more]
What to look for when buying a used/second hand car.
Diligence through every step of the buying process will help you find a reliable used car and avoid any unpleasant surprises. [read more]
Step-by-Step Guide on How to Perform an Oil Change on Your Car
One of the most effective ways of saving money on car maintenance is to change the oil yourself. [read more]