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1990 Fiat Uno vs. 1959 Fiat 1200

To start off, 1990 Fiat Uno is newer by 31 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1959 Fiat 1200. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1959 Fiat 1200 would be higher. At 1,220 cc (4 cylinders), 1959 Fiat 1200 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1959 Fiat 1200 (57 HP @ 5300 RPM) has 13 more horse power than 1990 Fiat Uno. (44 HP @ 5250 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1959 Fiat 1200 should accelerate faster than 1990 Fiat Uno. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1959 Fiat 1200 weights approximately 150 kg more than 1990 Fiat Uno. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1959 Fiat 1200 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 1959 Fiat 1200. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1990 Fiat Uno, 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, 1959 Fiat 1200 (83 Nm @ 3000 RPM) has 4 more torque (in Nm) than 1990 Fiat Uno. (79 Nm @ 2750 RPM). This means 1959 Fiat 1200 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1990 Fiat Uno.

Compare all specifications:

1990 Fiat Uno 1959 Fiat 1200
Make Fiat Fiat
Model Uno 1200
Year Released 1990 1959
Body Type Hatchback Convertible
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 999 cc 1220 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 44 HP 57 HP
Engine RPM 5250 RPM 5300 RPM
Torque 79 Nm 83 Nm
Torque RPM 2750 RPM 3000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Vehicle Weight 755 kg 905 kg
Vehicle Length 3690 mm 4040 mm
Vehicle Width 1570 mm 1530 mm
Vehicle Height 1430 mm 1310 mm
Wheelbase Size 2370 mm 2350 mm


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