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1976 Ford Taunus vs. 1993 Peugeot 306

To start off, 1993 Peugeot 306 is newer by 17 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. In terms of performance, 1993 Peugeot 306 (90 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 1 more horse power than 1976 Ford Taunus. (89 HP @ 5000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1993 Peugeot 306 should accelerate faster than 1976 Ford Taunus. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1976 Ford Taunus weights approximately 35 kg more than 1993 Peugeot 306.

Because 1976 Ford Taunus 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 1976 Ford Taunus. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1993 Peugeot 306, 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, 1976 Ford Taunus (149 Nm @ 3000 RPM) has 15 more torque (in Nm) than 1993 Peugeot 306. (134 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 1976 Ford Taunus will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1993 Peugeot 306.

Compare all specifications:

1976 Ford Taunus 1993 Peugeot 306
Make Ford Peugeot
Model Taunus 306
Year Released 1976 1993
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1993 cc 1585 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 89 HP 90 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 149 Nm 134 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 3000 RPM
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1115 kg 1080 kg
Vehicle Length 4450 mm 4000 mm
Vehicle Width 1720 mm 1700 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1390 mm
Wheelbase Size 2590 mm 2590 mm


 

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