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1982 Toyota Camry vs. 2006 Toyota Camry

To start off, 2006 Toyota Camry is newer by 24 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 2,999 cc, 2006 Toyota Camry is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Toyota Camry (190 HP @ 5800 RPM) has 84 more horse power than 1982 Toyota Camry. (106 HP @ 5200 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2006 Toyota Camry should accelerate faster than 1982 Toyota Camry. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Toyota Camry weights approximately 85 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, 2006 Toyota Camry (267 Nm @ 4400 RPM) has 101 more torque (in Nm) than 1982 Toyota Camry. (166 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2006 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 2006 Toyota Camry
Make Toyota Toyota
Model Camry Camry
Year Released 1982 2006
Body Type Station Wagon Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1973 cc 2999 cc
Horse Power 106 HP 190 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 5800 RPM
Torque 166 Nm 267 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 4400 RPM
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1100 kg 1185 kg
Vehicle Length 4420 mm 4810 mm
Vehicle Width 1700 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1380 mm 1500 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2730 mm


 

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