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1985 Dodge Conquest vs. 1971 Mazda Luce

To start off, 1985 Dodge Conquest is newer by 14 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1971 Mazda Luce. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1971 Mazda Luce would be higher. At 2,620 cc, 1971 Mazda Luce is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1985 Dodge Conquest (143 HP @ 5000 RPM) has 37 more horse power than 1971 Mazda Luce. (106 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1985 Dodge Conquest should accelerate faster than 1971 Mazda Luce. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1985 Dodge Conquest weights approximately 25 kg more than 1971 Mazda Luce. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Let's talk about torque, 1985 Dodge Conquest (251 Nm @ 2500 RPM) has 76 more torque (in Nm) than 1971 Mazda Luce. (175 Nm @ 3500 RPM). This means 1985 Dodge Conquest will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1971 Mazda Luce.

Compare all specifications:

1985 Dodge Conquest 1971 Mazda Luce
Make Dodge Mazda
Model Conquest Luce
Year Released 1985 1971
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2555 cc 2620 cc
Horse Power 143 HP 106 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 251 Nm 175 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 3500 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Number of Seats 2 seats 4 seats
Vehicle Weight 1280 kg 1255 kg
Vehicle Length 4410 mm 4590 mm
Vehicle Width 1690 mm 1640 mm
Vehicle Height 1320 mm 1390 mm
Wheelbase Size 2450 mm 2590 mm


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