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1975 Toyota Corona vs. 1980 Triumph Dolomite

To start off, 1980 Triumph Dolomite is newer by 5 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1975 Toyota Corona. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1975 Toyota Corona would be higher. At 1,587 cc (4 cylinders), 1975 Toyota Corona is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1975 Toyota Corona (84 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 27 more horse power than 1980 Triumph Dolomite. (57 HP @ 5300 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1975 Toyota Corona should accelerate faster than 1980 Triumph Dolomite. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1975 Toyota Corona weights approximately 60 kg more than 1980 Triumph Dolomite. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are rear wheel drive (RWD) - it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, both vehicles do the job better than front 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 Toyota Corona (135 Nm @ 3400 RPM) has 40 more torque (in Nm) than 1980 Triumph Dolomite. (95 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 1975 Toyota Corona will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1980 Triumph Dolomite.

Compare all specifications:

1975 Toyota Corona 1980 Triumph Dolomite
Make Toyota Triumph
Model Corona Dolomite
Year Released 1975 1980
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1587 cc 1296 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 84 HP 57 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 5300 RPM
Torque 135 Nm 95 Nm
Torque RPM 3400 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 81 mm 73.7 mm
Engine Stroke Size 77 mm 76 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1000 kg 940 kg
Vehicle Length 4260 mm 4120 mm
Vehicle Width 1620 mm 1580 mm
Vehicle Height 1400 mm 1380 mm
Wheelbase Size 2510 mm 2460 mm


 

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