1987 Oldsmobile Cutlass vs. 1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass

To start off, 1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass is newer by 4 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 3,351 cc (6 cylinders), 1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass (197 HP @ 5000 RPM) has 74 more horse power than 1987 Oldsmobile Cutlass. (123 HP @ 4800 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass should accelerate faster than 1987 Oldsmobile Cutlass. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass weights approximately 70 kg more than 1987 Oldsmobile Cutlass. 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, 1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass (291 Nm @ 4400 RPM) has 74 more torque (in Nm) than 1987 Oldsmobile Cutlass. (217 Nm @ 3600 RPM). This means 1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1987 Oldsmobile Cutlass.

Compare all specifications:

1987 Oldsmobile Cutlass 1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass
Make Oldsmobile Oldsmobile
Model Cutlass Cutlass
Year Released 1987 1991
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2834 cc 3351 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 123 HP 197 HP
Engine RPM 4800 RPM 5000 RPM
Torque 217 Nm 291 Nm
Torque RPM 3600 RPM 4400 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Vehicle Weight 1440 kg 1510 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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