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1990 Fiat Uno vs. 2008 Fiat Palio

To start off, 2008 Fiat Palio is newer by 18 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1990 Fiat Uno. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1990 Fiat Uno would be higher. At 1,242 cc (4 cylinders), 2008 Fiat Palio is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2008 Fiat Palio (68 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 24 more horse power than 1990 Fiat Uno. (44 HP @ 5250 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2008 Fiat Palio should accelerate faster than 1990 Fiat Uno. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2008 Fiat Palio weights approximately 170 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.

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, 2008 Fiat Palio (102 Nm @ 3250 RPM) has 23 more torque (in Nm) than 1990 Fiat Uno. (79 Nm @ 2750 RPM). This means 2008 Fiat Palio will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1990 Fiat Uno.

Compare all specifications:

1990 Fiat Uno 2008 Fiat Palio
Make Fiat Fiat
Model Uno Palio
Year Released 1990 2008
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 999 cc 1242 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 44 HP 68 HP
Engine RPM 5250 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 79 Nm 102 Nm
Torque RPM 2750 RPM 3250 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 755 kg 925 kg
Vehicle Length 3690 mm 3550 mm
Vehicle Height 1430 mm 1490 mm
Wheelbase Size 2370 mm 2380 mm


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