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1984 Reliant Scimitar vs. 2000 Toyota Tundra

To start off, 2000 Toyota Tundra is newer by 16 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1984 Reliant Scimitar. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1984 Reliant Scimitar would be higher. At 4,663 cc (8 cylinders), 2000 Toyota Tundra is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2000 Toyota Tundra (242 HP @ 4800 RPM) has 109 more horse power than 1984 Reliant Scimitar. (133 HP @ 5200 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2000 Toyota Tundra should accelerate faster than 1984 Reliant Scimitar. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2000 Toyota Tundra weights approximately 650 kg more than 1984 Reliant Scimitar. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2000 Toyota Tundra is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1984 Reliant Scimitar. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2000 Toyota Tundra will offer significantly more control. 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, 2000 Toyota Tundra (426 Nm @ 3400 RPM) has 220 more torque (in Nm) than 1984 Reliant Scimitar. (206 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2000 Toyota Tundra will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1984 Reliant Scimitar.

Compare all specifications:

1984 Reliant Scimitar 2000 Toyota Tundra
Make Reliant Toyota
Model Scimitar Tundra
Year Released 1984 2000
Body Type Coupe Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2792 cc 4663 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 133 HP 242 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 4800 RPM
Torque 206 Nm 426 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 3400 RPM
Engine Bore Size 93 mm 94 mm
Engine Stroke Size 68.5 mm 84 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Vehicle Weight 1300 kg 1950 kg
Vehicle Length 4450 mm 5530 mm
Vehicle Width 1720 mm 1920 mm
Vehicle Height 1330 mm 1800 mm
Wheelbase Size 2640 mm 3270 mm


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