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1986 Chrysler Limousine vs. 2009 Dodge Charger

To start off, 2009 Dodge Charger is newer by 23 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1986 Chrysler Limousine. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1986 Chrysler Limousine would be higher. At 3,518 cc (6 cylinders), 2009 Dodge Charger is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Dodge Charger (250 HP @ 6400 RPM) has 154 more horse power than 1986 Chrysler Limousine. (96 HP @ 5200 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2009 Dodge Charger should accelerate faster than 1986 Chrysler Limousine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Dodge Charger weights approximately 292 kg more than 1986 Chrysler Limousine. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2009 Dodge Charger 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 2009 Dodge Charger. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1986 Chrysler Limousine, 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, 2009 Dodge Charger (339 Nm @ 3800 RPM) has 181 more torque (in Nm) than 1986 Chrysler Limousine. (158 Nm @ 3200 RPM). This means 2009 Dodge Charger will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1986 Chrysler Limousine.

Compare all specifications:

1986 Chrysler Limousine 2009 Dodge Charger
Make Chrysler Dodge
Model Limousine Charger
Year Released 1986 2009
Body Type Sedan Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2213 cc 3518 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 96 HP 250 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 6400 RPM
Torque 158 Nm 339 Nm
Torque RPM 3200 RPM 3800 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Rear
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1400 kg 1692 kg
Vehicle Length 5330 mm 5090 mm
Vehicle Width 1740 mm 1900 mm
Vehicle Height 1350 mm 1480 mm
Wheelbase Size 3330 mm 3050 mm


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