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1976 Ford Taunus vs. 2008 Subaru Justy

To start off, 2008 Subaru Justy is newer by 32 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, 2008 Subaru Justy (99 HP @ 5900 RPM) has 10 more horse power than 1976 Ford Taunus. (89 HP @ 5000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2008 Subaru Justy should accelerate faster than 1976 Ford Taunus. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1976 Ford Taunus weights approximately 105 kg more than 2008 Subaru Justy.

Because 2008 Subaru Justy is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1976 Ford Taunus. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2008 Subaru Justy will offer significantly more control. 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 16 more torque (in Nm) than 2008 Subaru Justy. (133 Nm @ 4100 RPM). This means 1976 Ford Taunus will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2008 Subaru Justy.

Compare all specifications:

1976 Ford Taunus 2008 Subaru Justy
Make Ford Subaru
Model Taunus Justy
Year Released 1976 2008
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1993 cc 1490 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 89 HP 99 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 5900 RPM
Torque 149 Nm 133 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 4100 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1115 kg 1010 kg
Vehicle Length 4450 mm 3780 mm
Vehicle Width 1720 mm 1610 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1570 mm
Wheelbase Size 2590 mm 2370 mm


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