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1976 Ford Taunus vs. 1979 Ford Taunus

To start off, 1979 Ford Taunus is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1976 Ford Taunus. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1976 Ford Taunus would be higher. At 1,993 cc (6 cylinders), 1976 Ford Taunus is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1976 Ford Taunus weights approximately 185 kg more than 1979 Ford Taunus.

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.

Compare all specifications:

1976 Ford Taunus 1979 Ford Taunus
Make Ford Ford
Model Taunus Taunus
Year Released 1976 1979
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1993 cc 1294 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 89 HP 0 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 4 seats
Vehicle Weight 1115 kg 930 kg
Vehicle Length 4450 mm 4450 mm
Vehicle Width 1720 mm 1720 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1330 mm
Wheelbase Size 2590 mm 2580 mm


 

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