1975 Lancia Beta vs. 2005 Toyota Land Cruiser

To start off, 2005 Toyota Land Cruiser 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 4,164 cc (6 cylinders), 2005 Toyota Land Cruiser is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Toyota Land Cruiser (200 HP @ 3400 RPM) has 85 more horse power than 1975 Lancia Beta. (115 HP @ 5500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Toyota Land Cruiser should accelerate faster than 1975 Lancia Beta. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1975 Lancia Beta weights approximately 120 kg more than 2005 Toyota Land Cruiser.

Because 2005 Toyota Land Cruiser is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1975 Lancia Beta. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2005 Toyota Land Cruiser will offer significantly more control. 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, 2005 Toyota Land Cruiser (273 Nm) has 97 more torque (in Nm) than 1975 Lancia Beta. (176 Nm). This means 2005 Toyota Land Cruiser will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1975 Lancia Beta.

Compare all specifications:

1975 Lancia Beta 2005 Toyota Land Cruiser
Make Lancia Toyota
Model Beta Land Cruiser
Year Released 1975 2005
Body Type Hatchback SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1995 cc 4164 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 115 HP 200 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 3400 RPM
Torque 176 Nm 273 Nm
Drive Type Front 4WD
Number of Seats 5 seats 7 seats
Vehicle Weight 1060 kg 940 kg
Wheelbase Size 2550 mm 2660 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 51 L 55 L


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