1991 Acura Legend vs. 1985 Mazda 323

To start off, 1991 Acura Legend is newer by 6 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1985 Mazda 323. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1985 Mazda 323 would be higher. At 2,673 cc (6 cylinders), 1991 Acura Legend is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1991 Acura Legend (160 HP) has 107 more horse power than 1985 Mazda 323. (53 HP). In normal driving conditions, 1991 Acura Legend should accelerate faster than 1985 Mazda 323. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1991 Acura Legend weights approximately 700 kg more than 1985 Mazda 323. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Let's talk about torque, 1991 Acura Legend (220 Nm) has 141 more torque (in Nm) than 1985 Mazda 323. (79 Nm). This means 1991 Acura Legend will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1985 Mazda 323.

Compare all specifications:

1991 Acura Legend 1985 Mazda 323
Make Acura Mazda
Model Legend 323
Year Released 1991 1985
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2673 cc 1070 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 160 HP 53 HP
Torque 220 Nm 79 Nm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1550 kg 850 kg
Vehicle Length 4780 mm 3960 mm
Vehicle Width 1760 mm 1640 mm
Vehicle Height 1380 mm 1380 mm
Wheelbase Size 2710 mm 2370 mm


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