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1981 Renault 20 vs. 1988 Alfa Romeo 164

To start off, 1988 Alfa Romeo 164 is newer by 7 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1981 Renault 20. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1981 Renault 20 would be higher. At 2,500 cc (4 cylinders), 1988 Alfa Romeo 164 is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1988 Alfa Romeo 164 weights approximately 305 kg more than 1981 Renault 20.

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.

Compare all specifications:

1981 Renault 20 1988 Alfa Romeo 164
Make Renault Alfa Romeo
Model 20 164
Year Released 1981 1988
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1645 cc 2500 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 0 HP 123 HP
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1185 kg 1490 kg
Vehicle Length 4530 mm 4560 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1440 mm 1410 mm
Wheelbase Size 2670 mm 2670 mm


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