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1988 Mitsubishi Starion vs. 1977 Mitsubishi Jeep

To start off, 1988 Mitsubishi Starion is newer by 11 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1977 Mitsubishi Jeep. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1977 Mitsubishi Jeep would be higher. At 2,384 cc (4 cylinders), 1977 Mitsubishi Jeep is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, both vehicles can yield 102 horse power. So under normal driving conditions, the acceleration of both vehicles should be relatively similar. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1977 Mitsubishi Jeep weights approximately 395 kg more than 1988 Mitsubishi Starion.

Because 1977 Mitsubishi Jeep is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1988 Mitsubishi Starion. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1977 Mitsubishi Jeep will offer significantly more control. 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, 1977 Mitsubishi Jeep (197 Nm @ 3000 RPM) has 33 more torque (in Nm) than 1988 Mitsubishi Starion. (164 Nm @ 3500 RPM). This means 1977 Mitsubishi Jeep will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1988 Mitsubishi Starion.

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1988 Mitsubishi Starion 1977 Mitsubishi Jeep
Make Mitsubishi Mitsubishi
Model Starion Jeep
Year Released 1988 1977
Body Type Coupe SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1995 cc 2384 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 102 HP 102 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 5000 RPM
Torque 164 Nm 197 Nm
Torque RPM 3500 RPM 3000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Vehicle Weight 1125 kg 1520 kg


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