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1976 Ford Taunus vs. 1993 Seat Ibiza

To start off, 1993 Seat Ibiza 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 Seat Ibiza (156 HP) has 67 more horse power than 1976 Ford Taunus. (89 HP) In normal driving conditions, 1993 Seat Ibiza should accelerate faster than 1976 Ford Taunus. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1976 Ford Taunus weights approximately 85 kg more than 1993 Seat Ibiza.

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 Seat Ibiza, 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, 1993 Seat Ibiza (210 Nm) has 61 more torque (in Nm) than 1976 Ford Taunus. (149 Nm). This means 1993 Seat Ibiza will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1976 Ford Taunus.

Compare all specifications:

1976 Ford Taunus 1993 Seat Ibiza
Make Ford Seat
Model Taunus Ibiza
Year Released 1976 1993
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1993 cc 1781 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 89 HP 156 HP
Torque 149 Nm 210 Nm
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1115 kg 1030 kg
Wheelbase Size 2590 mm 2480 mm


 

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