1983 Oldsmobile Omega vs. 2001 Oldsmobile Intrigue

To start off, 2001 Oldsmobile Intrigue is newer by 18 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1983 Oldsmobile Omega. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1983 Oldsmobile Omega would be higher. At 3,455 cc (6 cylinders), 2001 Oldsmobile Intrigue is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2001 Oldsmobile Intrigue (212 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 123 more horse power than 1983 Oldsmobile Omega. (89 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2001 Oldsmobile Intrigue should accelerate faster than 1983 Oldsmobile Omega. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2001 Oldsmobile Intrigue weights approximately 430 kg more than 1983 Oldsmobile Omega. 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, 2001 Oldsmobile Intrigue (311 Nm @ 4400 RPM) has 128 more torque (in Nm) than 1983 Oldsmobile Omega. (183 Nm @ 2400 RPM). This means 2001 Oldsmobile Intrigue will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1983 Oldsmobile Omega. 2001 Oldsmobile Intrigue has automatic transmission and 1983 Oldsmobile Omega has manual transmission. 1983 Oldsmobile Omega will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2001 Oldsmobile Intrigue will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1983 Oldsmobile Omega 2001 Oldsmobile Intrigue
Make Oldsmobile Oldsmobile
Model Omega Intrigue
Year Released 1983 2001
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2474 cc 3455 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 89 HP 212 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 183 Nm 311 Nm
Torque RPM 2400 RPM 4400 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1130 kg 1560 kg
Vehicle Length 4610 mm 4980 mm
Vehicle Width 1720 mm 1880 mm
Vehicle Height 1330 mm 1440 mm
Wheelbase Size 2670 mm 2780 mm