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1987 Citroen AX vs. 1945 Citroen 15

To start off, 1987 Citroen AX is newer by 42 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1945 Citroen 15. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1945 Citroen 15 would be higher. At 2,866 cc (6 cylinders), 1945 Citroen 15 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1945 Citroen 15 (76 HP @ 3800 RPM) has 32 more horse power than 1987 Citroen AX. (44 HP @ 6000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1945 Citroen 15 should accelerate faster than 1987 Citroen AX. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1945 Citroen 15 weights approximately 603 kg more than 1987 Citroen AX. 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, 1945 Citroen 15 (187 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 114 more torque (in Nm) than 1987 Citroen AX. (73 Nm @ 3700 RPM). This means 1945 Citroen 15 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1987 Citroen AX.

Compare all specifications:

1987 Citroen AX 1945 Citroen 15
Make Citroen Citroen
Model AX 15
Year Released 1987 1945
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 954 cc 2866 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 44 HP 76 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 3800 RPM
Torque 73 Nm 187 Nm
Torque RPM 3700 RPM 2000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 70 mm 78 mm
Engine Stroke Size 62 mm 100 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Vehicle Weight 722 kg 1325 kg
Vehicle Length 3540 mm 4770 mm
Vehicle Width 1560 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1350 mm 1570 mm
Wheelbase Size 2290 mm 3100 mm


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