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1976 Fiat 128 vs. 2003 Renault Megane

To start off, 2003 Renault Megane is newer by 27 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1976 Fiat 128. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1976 Fiat 128 would be higher. At 1,598 cc (4 cylinders), 2003 Renault Megane is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2003 Renault Megane (111 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 58 more horse power than 1976 Fiat 128. (53 HP @ 6000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2003 Renault Megane should accelerate faster than 1976 Fiat 128. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2003 Renault Megane weights approximately 429 kg more than 1976 Fiat 128. 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.

Compare all specifications:

1976 Fiat 128 2003 Renault Megane
Make Fiat Renault
Model 128 Megane
Year Released 1976 2003
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1116 cc 1598 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 53 HP 111 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 6000 RPM
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Vehicle Weight 876 kg 1305 kg
Vehicle Length 3880 mm 4360 mm
Vehicle Width 1600 mm 1780 mm


 

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