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1983 Mazda 323 vs. 2007 Toyota Sequoia

To start off, 2007 Toyota Sequoia is newer by 24 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1983 Mazda 323. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1983 Mazda 323 would be higher. At 4,664 cc (8 cylinders), 2007 Toyota Sequoia is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Toyota Sequoia (274 HP @ 5400 RPM) has 221 more horse power than 1983 Mazda 323. (53 HP @ 6000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2007 Toyota Sequoia should accelerate faster than 1983 Mazda 323. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Toyota Sequoia weights approximately 260 kg more than 1983 Mazda 323. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Let's talk about torque, 2007 Toyota Sequoia (426 Nm @ 3400 RPM) has 347 more torque (in Nm) than 1983 Mazda 323. (79 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2007 Toyota Sequoia will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1983 Mazda 323.

Compare all specifications:

1983 Mazda 323 2007 Toyota Sequoia
Make Mazda Toyota
Model 323 Sequoia
Year Released 1983 2007
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1071 cc 4664 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 53 HP 274 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 5400 RPM
Torque 79 Nm 426 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 3400 RPM
Number of Seats 5 seats 8 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 850 kg 1110 kg
Vehicle Length 3960 mm 5190 mm
Vehicle Width 1640 mm 2010 mm
Vehicle Height 1380 mm 1930 mm
Wheelbase Size 2370 mm 3010 mm


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