1979 Lancia Gamma vs. 2012 Peugeot 5008

To start off, 2012 Peugeot 5008 is newer by 33 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1979 Lancia Gamma. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1979 Lancia Gamma would be higher. At 1,998 cc (4 cylinders), 1979 Lancia Gamma is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1979 Lancia Gamma (116 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 8 more horse power than 2012 Peugeot 5008. (108 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1979 Lancia Gamma should accelerate faster than 2012 Peugeot 5008.

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. Let's talk about torque, 2012 Peugeot 5008 (240 Nm @ 1750 RPM) has 65 more torque (in Nm) than 1979 Lancia Gamma. (175 Nm @ 3500 RPM). This means 2012 Peugeot 5008 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1979 Lancia Gamma. 2012 Peugeot 5008 has automatic transmission and 1979 Lancia Gamma has manual transmission. 1979 Lancia Gamma will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2012 Peugeot 5008 will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1979 Lancia Gamma 2012 Peugeot 5008
Make Lancia Peugeot
Model Gamma 5008
Year Released 1979 2012
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1998 cc 1560 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 116 HP 108 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 175 Nm 240 Nm
Torque RPM 3500 RPM 1750 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 7 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Length 4590 mm 4530 mm
Vehicle Width 1740 mm 1835 mm
Vehicle Height 1420 mm 1640 mm
Wheelbase Size 2680 mm 2735 mm


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