1985 Fiat Uno vs. 1975 Lancia Beta

To start off, 1985 Fiat Uno is newer by 10 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1975 Lancia Beta. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1975 Lancia Beta would be higher. At 1,995 cc (4 cylinders), 1975 Lancia Beta is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1975 Lancia Beta (115 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 56 more horse power than 1985 Fiat Uno. (59 HP @ 5700 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1975 Lancia Beta should accelerate faster than 1985 Fiat Uno. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1975 Lancia Beta weights approximately 300 kg more than 1985 Fiat Uno. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear 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, 1975 Lancia Beta (176 Nm @ 2800 RPM) has 87 more torque (in Nm) than 1985 Fiat Uno. (89 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 1975 Lancia Beta will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1985 Fiat Uno.

Compare all specifications:

1985 Fiat Uno 1975 Lancia Beta
Make Fiat Lancia
Model Uno Beta
Year Released 1985 1975
Body Type Hatchback Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1116 cc 1995 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 59 HP 115 HP
Engine RPM 5700 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 89 Nm 176 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 2800 RPM
Engine Bore Size 80 mm 84 mm
Engine Stroke Size 55.5 mm 90 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.6:1 8.9:1
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 760 kg 1060 kg
Vehicle Length 3650 mm 4290 mm
Vehicle Width 1560 mm 1660 mm
Vehicle Height 1430 mm 1330 mm
Wheelbase Size 2370 mm 2550 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 57 L 51 L


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