1975 Lancia Beta vs. 2005 Renault Kangoo

To start off, 2005 Renault Kangoo is newer by 30 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 21 more horse power than 2005 Renault Kangoo. (94 HP @ 5000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1975 Lancia Beta should accelerate faster than 2005 Renault Kangoo. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Renault Kangoo weights approximately 120 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 28 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Renault Kangoo. (148 Nm @ 3750 RPM). This means 1975 Lancia Beta will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Renault Kangoo.

Compare all specifications:

1975 Lancia Beta 2005 Renault Kangoo
Make Lancia Renault
Model Beta Kangoo
Year Released 1975 2005
Body Type Hatchback Panel Van
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1995 cc 1598 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 115 HP 94 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 5000 RPM
Torque 176 Nm 148 Nm
Torque RPM 2800 RPM 3750 RPM
Engine Bore Size 84 mm 79.6 mm
Engine Stroke Size 90 mm 80.5 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 8.9:1 10.0:1
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1060 kg 1180 kg
Vehicle Length 4290 mm 4040 mm
Vehicle Width 1660 mm 1680 mm
Vehicle Height 1330 mm 1830 mm
Wheelbase Size 2550 mm 2680 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 51 L 50 L


 

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