1989 Chrysler Millenium vs. 2009 Ford Focus

To start off, 2009 Ford Focus is newer by 20 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1989 Chrysler Millenium. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1989 Chrysler Millenium would be higher.

Because 1989 Chrysler Millenium is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 1989 Chrysler Millenium. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2009 Ford Focus, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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. 1989 Chrysler Millenium has automatic transmission and 2009 Ford Focus has manual transmission. 2009 Ford Focus will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 1989 Chrysler Millenium will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1989 Chrysler Millenium 2009 Ford Focus
Make Chrysler Ford
Model Millenium Focus
Year Released 1989 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 0 HP 105 HP
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats


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