1975 Lancia Beta vs. 2010 Toyota Avensis

To start off, 2010 Toyota Avensis is newer by 35 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 1,998 cc (4 cylinders), 2010 Toyota Avensis is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2010 Toyota Avensis (145 HP @ 5700 RPM) has 30 more horse power than 1975 Lancia Beta. (115 HP @ 5500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2010 Toyota Avensis should accelerate faster than 1975 Lancia Beta. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2010 Toyota Avensis weights approximately 272 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.

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, 2010 Toyota Avensis (196 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 20 more torque (in Nm) than 1975 Lancia Beta. (176 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 2010 Toyota Avensis will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1975 Lancia Beta.

Compare all specifications:

1975 Lancia Beta 2010 Toyota Avensis
Make Lancia Toyota
Model Beta Avensis
Year Released 1975 2010
Body Type Hatchback Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1995 cc 1998 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 115 HP 145 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 5700 RPM
Torque 176 Nm 196 Nm
Torque RPM 2800 RPM 4000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 84 mm 86 mm
Engine Stroke Size 90 mm 86 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 8.9:1 11.0:1
Top Speed 180 km/hour 205 km/hour
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 1332 kg
Vehicle Length 4290 mm 4650 mm
Vehicle Width 1660 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1330 mm 1490 mm
Wheelbase Size 2550 mm 2710 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 51 L 60 L


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