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1986 Chevrolet Camaro vs. 2002 Chrysler Sebring

To start off, 2002 Chrysler Sebring is newer by 16 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1986 Chevrolet Camaro. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1986 Chevrolet Camaro would be higher. At 2,474 cc (6 cylinders), 1986 Chevrolet Camaro is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2002 Chrysler Sebring (149 HP @ 5200 RPM) has 60 more horse power than 1986 Chevrolet Camaro. (89 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2002 Chrysler Sebring should accelerate faster than 1986 Chevrolet Camaro.

Because 1986 Chevrolet Camaro 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 1986 Chevrolet Camaro. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2002 Chrysler Sebring, 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, 2002 Chrysler Sebring (226 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 47 more torque (in Nm) than 1986 Chevrolet Camaro. (179 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 2002 Chrysler Sebring will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1986 Chevrolet Camaro.

Compare all specifications:

1986 Chevrolet Camaro 2002 Chrysler Sebring
Make Chevrolet Chrysler
Model Camaro Sebring
Year Released 1986 2002
Body Type Coupe Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2474 cc 2343 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 89 HP 149 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 5200 RPM
Torque 179 Nm 226 Nm
Torque RPM 2800 RPM 4000 RPM
Drive Type Rear Front
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Length 4880 mm 4850 mm
Vehicle Width 1860 mm 1800 mm
Wheelbase Size 2580 mm 2880 mm


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