1980 Ford Limited vs. 1973 Volvo 164

To start off, 1980 Ford Limited is newer by 7 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1973 Volvo 164. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1973 Volvo 164 would be higher. At 4,947 cc (8 cylinders), 1980 Ford Limited is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1980 Ford Limited weights approximately 390 kg more than 1973 Volvo 164.

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:

1980 Ford Limited 1973 Volvo 164
Make Ford Volvo
Model Limited 164
Year Released 1980 1973
Body Type Station Wagon Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4947 cc 2976 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 0 HP 142 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1750 kg 1360 kg
Vehicle Length 5470 mm 4720 mm
Vehicle Width 2020 mm 1720 mm
Vehicle Height 1450 mm 1450 mm
Wheelbase Size 2910 mm 2730 mm


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