1990 Alpine V6 vs. 2008 Mitsubishi Galant

To start off, 2008 Mitsubishi Galant is newer by 18 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1990 Alpine V6. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1990 Alpine V6 would be higher. At 2,458 cc (6 cylinders), 1990 Alpine V6 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1990 Alpine V6 (182 HP @ 5750 RPM) has 22 more horse power than 2008 Mitsubishi Galant. (160 HP @ 5500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1990 Alpine V6 should accelerate faster than 2008 Mitsubishi Galant. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2008 Mitsubishi Galant weights approximately 310 kg more than 1990 Alpine V6.

Because 1990 Alpine V6 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 1990 Alpine V6. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2008 Mitsubishi Galant, 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. Let's talk about torque, 1990 Alpine V6 (298 Nm @ 2250 RPM) has 85 more torque (in Nm) than 2008 Mitsubishi Galant. (213 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 1990 Alpine V6 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2008 Mitsubishi Galant. 2008 Mitsubishi Galant has automatic transmission and 1990 Alpine V6 has manual transmission. 1990 Alpine V6 will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2008 Mitsubishi Galant will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1990 Alpine V6 2008 Mitsubishi Galant
Make Alpine Mitsubishi
Model V6 Galant
Year Released 1990 2008
Engine Position Rear Front
Engine Size 2458 cc 2378 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 182 HP 160 HP
Engine RPM 5750 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 298 Nm 213 Nm
Torque RPM 2250 RPM 4000 RPM
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1210 kg 1520 kg
Vehicle Length 4320 mm 4860 mm
Vehicle Width 1760 mm 1850 mm
Vehicle Height 1210 mm 1480 mm
Wheelbase Size 2350 mm 2760 mm


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