1982 Toyota Camry vs. 1987 Toyota Camry

To start off, 1987 Toyota Camry is newer by 5 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1982 Toyota Camry. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1982 Toyota Camry would be higher. At 2,507 cc (6 cylinders), 1987 Toyota Camry is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1987 Toyota Camry (158 HP @ 5800 RPM) has 52 more horse power than 1982 Toyota Camry. (106 HP @ 5200 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1987 Toyota Camry should accelerate faster than 1982 Toyota Camry. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1987 Toyota Camry weights approximately 400 kg more than 1982 Toyota Camry. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

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, 1987 Toyota Camry (207 Nm @ 4600 RPM) has 41 more torque (in Nm) than 1982 Toyota Camry. (166 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 1987 Toyota Camry will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1982 Toyota Camry.

Compare all specifications:

1982 Toyota Camry 1987 Toyota Camry
Make Toyota Toyota
Model Camry Camry
Year Released 1982 1987
Body Type Station Wagon Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1973 cc 2507 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 106 HP 158 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 5800 RPM
Torque 166 Nm 207 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 4600 RPM
Engine Bore Size 84.1 mm 87.5 mm
Engine Stroke Size 89 mm 69.5 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1100 kg 1500 kg
Vehicle Length 4420 mm 4620 mm
Vehicle Width 1700 mm 1720 mm
Vehicle Height 1380 mm 1450 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2610 mm


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