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1985 Dodge Conquest vs. 2010 Kia Cee'd

To start off, 2010 Kia Cee'd is newer by 25 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1985 Dodge Conquest. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1985 Dodge Conquest 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 19 more horse power than 2010 Kia Cee'd. (124 HP @ 6200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1985 Dodge Conquest should accelerate faster than 2010 Kia Cee'd. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1985 Dodge Conquest weights approximately 5 kg more than 2010 Kia Cee'd. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1985 Dodge Conquest is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 1985 Dodge Conquest. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2010 Kia Cee'd, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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 97 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Kia Cee'd. (154 Nm @ 5200 RPM). This means 1985 Dodge Conquest will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Kia Cee'd.

Compare all specifications:

1985 Dodge Conquest 2010 Kia Cee'd
Make Dodge Kia
Model Conquest Cee'd
Year Released 1985 2010
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2555 cc 1590 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 143 HP 124 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 6200 RPM
Torque 251 Nm 154 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 5200 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type Rear Front
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1280 kg 1275 kg
Vehicle Length 4410 mm 4260 mm
Vehicle Width 1690 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1320 mm 1460 mm
Wheelbase Size 2450 mm 2660 mm


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