1975 Lancia Beta vs. 2004 Opel Vectra

To start off, 2004 Opel Vectra is newer by 29 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 7 more horse power than 2004 Opel Vectra. (108 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1975 Lancia Beta should accelerate faster than 2004 Opel Vectra. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2004 Opel Vectra weights approximately 280 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 11 more torque (in Nm) than 2004 Opel Vectra. (165 Nm @ 3800 RPM). This means 1975 Lancia Beta will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2004 Opel Vectra.

Compare all specifications:

1975 Lancia Beta 2004 Opel Vectra
Make Lancia Opel
Model Beta Vectra
Year Released 1975 2004
Body Type Hatchback Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1995 cc 1796 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 115 HP 108 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 176 Nm 165 Nm
Torque RPM 2800 RPM 3800 RPM
Engine Bore Size 84 mm 80.5 mm
Engine Stroke Size 90 mm 88.2 mm
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1060 kg 1340 kg
Vehicle Length 4290 mm 4830 mm
Vehicle Width 1660 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1330 mm 1510 mm
Wheelbase Size 2550 mm 2710 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 51 L 60 L


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