1989 Oldsmobile Cutlass vs. 1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass

To start off, 1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1989 Oldsmobile Cutlass. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1989 Oldsmobile Cutlass would be higher. At 2,260 cc (4 cylinders), 1989 Oldsmobile Cutlass is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass (163 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 4 more horse power than 1989 Oldsmobile Cutlass. (159 HP @ 6200 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass should accelerate faster than 1989 Oldsmobile Cutlass. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1989 Oldsmobile Cutlass weights approximately 245 kg more than 1991 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, 1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass (237 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 34 more torque (in Nm) than 1989 Oldsmobile Cutlass. (203 Nm @ 5200 RPM). This means 1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1989 Oldsmobile Cutlass.

Compare all specifications:

1989 Oldsmobile Cutlass 1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass
Make Oldsmobile Oldsmobile
Model Cutlass Cutlass
Year Released 1989 1991
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2260 cc 1998 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 159 HP 163 HP
Engine RPM 6200 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 203 Nm 237 Nm
Torque RPM 5200 RPM 4000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Vehicle Weight 1445 kg 1200 kg
Vehicle Length 4930 mm 4550 mm
Vehicle Width 1810 mm 1710 mm
Vehicle Height 1350 mm 1330 mm
Wheelbase Size 2740 mm 2640 mm


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