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1975 Toyota Corona vs. 1995 Toyota Celica

To start off, 1995 Toyota Celica is newer by 20 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 1,762 cc (4 cylinders), 1995 Toyota Celica is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1995 Toyota Celica (114 HP @ 5800 RPM) has 30 more horse power than 1975 Toyota Corona. (84 HP @ 5600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1995 Toyota Celica should accelerate faster than 1975 Toyota Corona. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1995 Toyota Celica weights approximately 95 kg more than 1975 Toyota Corona. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1975 Toyota Corona is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 1975 Toyota Corona. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1995 Toyota Celica, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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, 1995 Toyota Celica (154 Nm @ 4800 RPM) has 19 more torque (in Nm) than 1975 Toyota Corona. (135 Nm @ 3400 RPM). This means 1995 Toyota Celica will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1975 Toyota Corona.

Compare all specifications:

1975 Toyota Corona 1995 Toyota Celica
Make Toyota Toyota
Model Corona Celica
Year Released 1975 1995
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1587 cc 1762 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 84 HP 114 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 5800 RPM
Torque 135 Nm 154 Nm
Torque RPM 3400 RPM 4800 RPM
Engine Bore Size 81 mm 85 mm
Engine Stroke Size 77 mm 78 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Vehicle Weight 1000 kg 1095 kg
Vehicle Width 1620 mm 1760 mm


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