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1985 Chevrolet Monte Carlo vs. 1969 Volkswagen 181

To start off, 1985 Chevrolet Monte Carlo is newer by 16 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1969 Volkswagen 181. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1969 Volkswagen 181 would be higher. At 4,300 cc (6 cylinders), 1985 Chevrolet Monte Carlo is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1985 Chevrolet Monte Carlo weights approximately 580 kg more than 1969 Volkswagen 181.

Both vehicles are rear wheel drive (RWD) - it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, both vehicles do the job better than front 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.

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1985 Chevrolet Monte Carlo 1969 Volkswagen 181
Make Chevrolet Volkswagen
Model Monte Carlo 181
Year Released 1985 1969
Engine Position Front Rear
Engine Size 4300 cc 1584 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 0 HP 0 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1480 kg 900 kg
Vehicle Length 5100 mm 3790 mm
Vehicle Width 1790 mm 1650 mm
Vehicle Height 1380 mm 1630 mm
Wheelbase Size 2750 mm 2410 mm


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