1991 Audi 80 vs. 2009 Ford Focus

To start off, 2009 Ford Focus is newer by 18 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1991 Audi 80. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1991 Audi 80 would be higher. At 1,984 cc (4 cylinders), 1991 Audi 80 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1991 Audi 80 (115 HP @ 5400 RPM) has 10 more horse power than 2009 Ford Focus. (105 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1991 Audi 80 should accelerate faster than 2009 Ford Focus. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1991 Audi 80 weights approximately 69 kg more than 2009 Ford Focus. 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, 1991 Audi 80 (168 Nm @ 3200 RPM) has 23 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Ford Focus. (145 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 1991 Audi 80 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Ford Focus.

Compare all specifications:

1991 Audi 80 2009 Ford Focus
Make Audi Ford
Model 80 Focus
Year Released 1991 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1984 cc 1596 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 115 HP 105 HP
Engine RPM 5400 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 168 Nm 145 Nm
Torque RPM 3200 RPM 4000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 82.5 mm 78 mm
Engine Stroke Size 92.8 mm 83.6 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 10.4:1 11.0:1
Top Speed 190 km/hour 210 km/hour
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1240 kg 1171 kg
Vehicle Length 4490 mm 4490 mm
Vehicle Width 1710 mm 2000 mm
Vehicle Height 1400 mm 1450 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2650 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 66 L 55 L


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