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1984 Suzuki Jimny vs. 1975 Toyota Corona

To start off, 1984 Suzuki Jimny is newer by 9 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1975 Toyota Corona. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1975 Toyota Corona would be higher. At 1,587 cc (4 cylinders), 1975 Toyota Corona is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1975 Toyota Corona (84 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 58 more horse power than 1984 Suzuki Jimny. (26 HP @ 6000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1975 Toyota Corona should accelerate faster than 1984 Suzuki Jimny. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1975 Toyota Corona weights approximately 310 kg more than 1984 Suzuki Jimny. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1984 Suzuki Jimny is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1975 Toyota Corona. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1984 Suzuki Jimny 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, 1975 Toyota Corona (135 Nm @ 3400 RPM) has 83 more torque (in Nm) than 1984 Suzuki Jimny. (52 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 1975 Toyota Corona will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1984 Suzuki Jimny.

Compare all specifications:

1984 Suzuki Jimny 1975 Toyota Corona
Make Suzuki Toyota
Model Jimny Corona
Year Released 1984 1975
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 539 cc 1587 cc
Engine Cylinders 3 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 26 HP 84 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 52 Nm 135 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 3400 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 690 kg 1000 kg
Vehicle Length 3200 mm 4260 mm
Vehicle Width 1400 mm 1620 mm
Vehicle Height 1700 mm 1400 mm
Wheelbase Size 2040 mm 2510 mm


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