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1986 Fiat Ritmo vs. 2010 Buick Lucerne

To start off, 2010 Buick Lucerne is newer by 24 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1986 Fiat Ritmo. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1986 Fiat Ritmo would be higher. At 3,900 cc (6 cylinders), 2010 Buick Lucerne is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2010 Buick Lucerne (227 HP @ 5700 RPM) has 144 more horse power than 1986 Fiat Ritmo. (83 HP @ 5600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2010 Buick Lucerne should accelerate faster than 1986 Fiat Ritmo. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2010 Buick Lucerne weights approximately 806 kg more than 1986 Fiat Ritmo. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Let's talk about torque, 2010 Buick Lucerne (321 Nm @ 3200 RPM) has 194 more torque (in Nm) than 1986 Fiat Ritmo. (127 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2010 Buick Lucerne will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1986 Fiat Ritmo.

Compare all specifications:

1986 Fiat Ritmo 2010 Buick Lucerne
Make Fiat Buick
Model Ritmo Lucerne
Year Released 1986 2010
Body Type Convertible Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1498 cc 3900 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 83 HP 227 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 5700 RPM
Torque 127 Nm 321 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 3200 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Flex Fuel
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 920 kg 1726 kg
Vehicle Length 4040 mm 5161 mm
Vehicle Width 1660 mm 1875 mm
Vehicle Height 1420 mm 1473 mm
Wheelbase Size 2460 mm 2936 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 57 L 70 L


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