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1991 Audi S2 vs. 1984 Ford Fiesta

To start off, 1991 Audi S2 is newer by 7 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1984 Ford Fiesta. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1984 Ford Fiesta would be higher. At 2,226 cc (5 cylinders), 1991 Audi S2 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1991 Audi S2 (216 HP @ 5900 RPM) has 148 more horse power than 1984 Ford Fiesta. (68 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1991 Audi S2 should accelerate faster than 1984 Ford Fiesta. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1991 Audi S2 weights approximately 620 kg more than 1984 Ford Fiesta. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1991 Audi S2 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1984 Ford Fiesta. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1991 Audi S2 will offer significantly more control. 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 S2 (309 Nm @ 1950 RPM) has 206 more torque (in Nm) than 1984 Ford Fiesta. (103 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 1991 Audi S2 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1984 Ford Fiesta.

Compare all specifications:

1991 Audi S2 1984 Ford Fiesta
Make Audi Ford
Model S2 Fiesta
Year Released 1991 1984
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2226 cc 1296 cc
Engine Cylinders 5 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 216 HP 68 HP
Engine RPM 5900 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 309 Nm 103 Nm
Torque RPM 1950 RPM 4000 RPM
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Vehicle Weight 1420 kg 800 kg
Vehicle Length 4410 mm 3650 mm
Vehicle Width 1720 mm 1590 mm
Vehicle Height 1380 mm 1340 mm
Wheelbase Size 2560 mm 2300 mm


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