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1982 Toyota Camry vs. 2003 Toyota Avensis

To start off, 2003 Toyota Avensis is newer by 21 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 1,998 cc (4 cylinders), 2003 Toyota Avensis is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2003 Toyota Avensis (145 HP @ 5700 RPM) has 39 more horse power than 1982 Toyota Camry. (106 HP @ 5200 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2003 Toyota Avensis should accelerate faster than 1982 Toyota Camry. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2003 Toyota Avensis weights approximately 195 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, 2003 Toyota Avensis (200 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 34 more torque (in Nm) than 1982 Toyota Camry. (166 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2003 Toyota Avensis will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1982 Toyota Camry.

Compare all specifications:

1982 Toyota Camry 2003 Toyota Avensis
Make Toyota Toyota
Model Camry Avensis
Year Released 1982 2003
Body Type Station Wagon Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1973 cc 1998 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 106 HP 145 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 5700 RPM
Torque 166 Nm 200 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 4000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 84.1 mm 86 mm
Engine Stroke Size 89 mm 86 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 8.5:1 11.0:1
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1100 kg 1295 kg
Vehicle Length 4420 mm 4710 mm
Vehicle Width 1700 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1380 mm 1530 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2680 mm


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