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1985 Dodge Conquest vs. 1968 Peugeot 504D

To start off, 1985 Dodge Conquest is newer by 17 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1968 Peugeot 504D. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1968 Peugeot 504D would be higher. At 2,555 cc (4 cylinders), 1985 Dodge Conquest is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1985 Dodge Conquest (143 HP @ 5000 RPM) has 79 more horse power than 1968 Peugeot 504D. (64 HP @ 4500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1985 Dodge Conquest should accelerate faster than 1968 Peugeot 504D. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1985 Dodge Conquest weights approximately 55 kg more than 1968 Peugeot 504D. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

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. Let's talk about torque, 1985 Dodge Conquest (251 Nm @ 2500 RPM) has 126 more torque (in Nm) than 1968 Peugeot 504D. (125 Nm @ 2000 RPM). This means 1985 Dodge Conquest will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1968 Peugeot 504D.

Compare all specifications:

1985 Dodge Conquest 1968 Peugeot 504D
Make Dodge Peugeot
Model Conquest 504D
Year Released 1985 1968
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2555 cc 2112 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 143 HP 64 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 4500 RPM
Torque 251 Nm 125 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 2000 RPM
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1280 kg 1225 kg
Vehicle Length 4410 mm 4490 mm
Vehicle Width 1690 mm 1700 mm
Vehicle Height 1320 mm 1470 mm
Wheelbase Size 2450 mm 2630 mm


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