1981 Renault 20 vs. 2012 Volkswagen Golf
To start off, 2012 Volkswagen Golf is newer by 31 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 (5 cylinders), 2012 Volkswagen Golf is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2012 Volkswagen Golf weights approximately 161 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||2012 Volkswagen Golf|
|Engine Size||1645 cc||2500 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||4 cylinders||5 cylinders|
|Horse Power||0 HP||170 HP|
|Transmission Type||Manual||5-speed manual|
|Number of Seats||5 seats||5 seats|
|Vehicle Weight||1185 kg||1346 kg|
|Vehicle Length||4530 mm||4199 mm|
|Vehicle Width||1730 mm||1786 mm|
|Vehicle Height||1440 mm||1480 mm|
|Wheelbase Size||2670 mm||2578 mm|