1975 Lancia Beta vs. 2005 Toyota Tacoma

To start off, 2005 Toyota Tacoma 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 3,950 cc (6 cylinders), 2005 Toyota Tacoma is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Toyota Tacoma (245 HP @ 5000 RPM) has 130 more horse power than 1975 Lancia Beta. (115 HP @ 5500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Toyota Tacoma should accelerate faster than 1975 Lancia Beta. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Toyota Tacoma weights approximately 780 kg more than 1975 Lancia Beta. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2005 Toyota Tacoma 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 Tacoma 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 Tacoma (383 Nm) has 207 more torque (in Nm) than 1975 Lancia Beta. (176 Nm). This means 2005 Toyota Tacoma 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 Tacoma
Make Lancia Toyota
Model Beta Tacoma
Year Released 1975 2005
Body Type Hatchback Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1995 cc 3950 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 115 HP 245 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 5000 RPM
Torque 176 Nm 383 Nm
Engine Bore Size 84 mm 94 mm
Engine Stroke Size 90 mm 95 mm
Drive Type Front 4WD
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1060 kg 1840 kg
Vehicle Length 4290 mm 5290 mm
Vehicle Width 1660 mm 1900 mm
Vehicle Height 1330 mm 1780 mm
Wheelbase Size 2550 mm 3250 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 51 L 79 L


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