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1990 Fiat Uno vs. 1973 Fiat 132

To start off, 1990 Fiat Uno is newer by 17 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1973 Fiat 132. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1973 Fiat 132 would be higher. At 1,756 cc (4 cylinders), 1973 Fiat 132 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1973 Fiat 132 (106 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 62 more horse power than 1990 Fiat Uno. (44 HP @ 5250 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1973 Fiat 132 should accelerate faster than 1990 Fiat Uno. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1973 Fiat 132 weights approximately 315 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 1973 Fiat 132 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 1973 Fiat 132. 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, 1973 Fiat 132 (135 Nm @ 4200 RPM) has 56 more torque (in Nm) than 1990 Fiat Uno. (79 Nm @ 2750 RPM). This means 1973 Fiat 132 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1990 Fiat Uno.

Compare all specifications:

1990 Fiat Uno 1973 Fiat 132
Make Fiat Fiat
Model Uno 132
Year Released 1990 1973
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 999 cc 1756 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 44 HP 106 HP
Engine RPM 5250 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 79 Nm 135 Nm
Torque RPM 2750 RPM 4200 RPM
Drive Type Front Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 755 kg 1070 kg
Vehicle Length 3690 mm 4390 mm
Vehicle Width 1570 mm 1650 mm
Vehicle Height 1430 mm 1390 mm
Wheelbase Size 2370 mm 2570 mm


 

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