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1985 Peugeot 205 vs. 2013 Toyota Sequoia

To start off, 2013 Toyota Sequoia is newer by 28 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1985 Peugeot 205. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1985 Peugeot 205 would be higher. At 5,700 cc (8 cylinders), 2013 Toyota Sequoia is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2013 Toyota Sequoia (376 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 41 more horse power than 1985 Peugeot 205. (335 HP @ 7500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2013 Toyota Sequoia should accelerate faster than 1985 Peugeot 205. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2013 Toyota Sequoia weights approximately 1774 kg more than 1985 Peugeot 205. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1985 Peugeot 205 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2013 Toyota Sequoia. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1985 Peugeot 205 will offer significantly more control. 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, 2013 Toyota Sequoia (544 Nm @ 3600 RPM) has 144 more torque (in Nm) than 1985 Peugeot 205. (400 Nm @ 5000 RPM). This means 2013 Toyota Sequoia will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1985 Peugeot 205. 2013 Toyota Sequoia has automatic transmission and 1985 Peugeot 205 has manual transmission. 1985 Peugeot 205 will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2013 Toyota Sequoia will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1985 Peugeot 205 2013 Toyota Sequoia
Make Peugeot Toyota
Model 205 Sequoia
Year Released 1985 2013
Engine Position Middle Front
Engine Size 1773 cc 5700 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 335 HP 376 HP
Engine RPM 7500 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 400 Nm 544 Nm
Torque RPM 5000 RPM 3600 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Transmission Type Manual 6-speed automatic
Number of Seats 2 seats 7 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 940 kg 2714 kg
Vehicle Length 3830 mm 5210 mm
Vehicle Width 1680 mm 2030 mm
Vehicle Height 1380 mm 1955 mm
Wheelbase Size 2550 mm 3100 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 110 L 100 L


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