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1985 Dodge Conquest vs. 1982 Toyota Corolla

To start off, 1985 Dodge Conquest is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1982 Toyota Corolla. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1982 Toyota Corolla 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 75 more horse power than 1982 Toyota Corolla. (68 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1985 Dodge Conquest should accelerate faster than 1982 Toyota Corolla. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1985 Dodge Conquest weights approximately 395 kg more than 1982 Toyota Corolla. 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 146 more torque (in Nm) than 1982 Toyota Corolla. (105 Nm @ 3600 RPM). This means 1985 Dodge Conquest will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1982 Toyota Corolla. 1982 Toyota Corolla has automatic transmission and 1985 Dodge Conquest has manual transmission. 1985 Dodge Conquest will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 1982 Toyota Corolla will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1985 Dodge Conquest 1982 Toyota Corolla
Make Dodge Toyota
Model Conquest Corolla
Year Released 1985 1982
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2555 cc 1288 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 143 HP 68 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 251 Nm 105 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 3600 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1280 kg 885 kg
Vehicle Length 4410 mm 4110 mm
Vehicle Width 1690 mm 1630 mm
Vehicle Height 1320 mm 1340 mm
Wheelbase Size 2450 mm 2410 mm


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