1988 Toyota Model F vs. 1989 Toyota Model F

To start off, 1989 Toyota Model F is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1988 Toyota Model F. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1988 Toyota Model F would be higher. Both 1988 Toyota Model F and 1989 Toyota Model F are equipped with a 1,812 cc engine. In terms of performance, 1989 Toyota Model F (79 HP @ 4800 RPM) has 3 more horse power than 1988 Toyota Model F. (76 HP @ 4800 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1989 Toyota Model F should accelerate faster than 1988 Toyota Model F.

Both vehicles are rear wheel drive (RWD) - it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, both vehicles do the job better than front 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 140 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.

Compare all specifications:

1988 Toyota Model F 1989 Toyota Model F
Make Toyota Toyota
Model Model F Model F
Year Released 1988 1989
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1812 cc 1812 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 76 HP 79 HP
Engine RPM 4800 RPM 4800 RPM
Torque 140 Nm 140 Nm
Torque RPM 3400 RPM 3400 RPM
Engine Bore Size 86 mm 86.1 mm
Engine Stroke Size 78 mm 78 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 8.8:1 8.8:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 8 seats 8 seats
Vehicle Weight 1300 kg 1300 kg
Vehicle Length 4290 mm 4290 mm
Vehicle Width 1680 mm 1680 mm
Vehicle Height 1820 mm 1820 mm
Wheelbase Size 2240 mm 2240 mm


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