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1987 Oldsmobile Cutlass vs. 1988 Oldsmobile Cutlass

To start off, 1988 Oldsmobile Cutlass is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1987 Oldsmobile Cutlass. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1987 Oldsmobile Cutlass would be higher. At 2,835 cc (6 cylinders), 1988 Oldsmobile Cutlass is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1988 Oldsmobile Cutlass (124 HP @ 4800 RPM) has 1 more horse power than 1987 Oldsmobile Cutlass. (123 HP @ 4800 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1988 Oldsmobile Cutlass should accelerate faster than 1987 Oldsmobile Cutlass.

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, both vehicles can yield 217 Nm of torque. So under normal driving conditions, the ability to climb up hills and pull heavy equipment should be relatively similar for both vehicles.

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1987 Oldsmobile Cutlass 1988 Oldsmobile Cutlass
Make Oldsmobile Oldsmobile
Model Cutlass Cutlass
Year Released 1987 1988
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2834 cc 2835 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 123 HP 124 HP
Engine RPM 4800 RPM 4800 RPM
Torque 217 Nm 217 Nm
Torque RPM 3600 RPM 3600 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1440 kg 1440 kg
Vehicle Length 4930 mm 4930 mm
Vehicle Width 1810 mm 1810 mm
Vehicle Height 1350 mm 1350 mm
Wheelbase Size 2740 mm 2740 mm


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