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1975 Toyota Corona vs. 2012 Peugeot 508

To start off, 2012 Peugeot 508 is newer by 37 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 1,600 cc (4 cylinders), 2012 Peugeot 508 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2012 Peugeot 508 (154 HP) has 70 more horse power than 1975 Toyota Corona. (84 HP) In normal driving conditions, 2012 Peugeot 508 should accelerate faster than 1975 Toyota Corona.

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, 2012 Peugeot 508, 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.

Compare all specifications:

1975 Toyota Corona 2012 Peugeot 508
Make Toyota Peugeot
Model Corona 508
Year Released 1975 2012
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1587 cc 1600 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 84 HP 154 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Length 4260 mm 4810 mm
Vehicle Width 1620 mm 1853 mm
Vehicle Height 1400 mm 1456 mm
Wheelbase Size 2510 mm 2817 mm


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