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1991 Audi S2 vs. 2009 Ford Taurus X

To start off, 2009 Ford Taurus X is newer by 18 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1991 Audi S2. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1991 Audi S2 would be higher. At 3,496 cc (6 cylinders), 2009 Ford Taurus X is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Ford Taurus X (263 HP @ 6250 RPM) has 47 more horse power than 1991 Audi S2. (216 HP @ 5900 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2009 Ford Taurus X should accelerate faster than 1991 Audi S2. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1991 Audi S2 weights approximately 313 kg more than 2009 Ford Taurus X.

Both vehicles are four wheel drive (4WD) - it offers better handling, traction, and control in all driving conditions compared with front wheel drive or 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, 2009 Ford Taurus X (338 Nm @ 4500 RPM) has 29 more torque (in Nm) than 1991 Audi S2. (309 Nm @ 1950 RPM). This means 2009 Ford Taurus X will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1991 Audi S2. 2009 Ford Taurus X has automatic transmission and 1991 Audi S2 has manual transmission. 1991 Audi S2 will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2009 Ford Taurus X will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1991 Audi S2 2009 Ford Taurus X
Make Audi Ford
Model S2 Taurus X
Year Released 1991 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2226 cc 3496 cc
Engine Cylinders 5 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 216 HP 263 HP
Engine RPM 5900 RPM 6250 RPM
Torque 309 Nm 338 Nm
Torque RPM 1950 RPM 4500 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 9.3:1 9.4:1
Drive Type 4WD 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 4 seats 6 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1420 kg 1107 kg
Vehicle Length 4410 mm 5090 mm
Vehicle Width 1720 mm 1910 mm
Vehicle Height 1380 mm 1720 mm
Wheelbase Size 2560 mm 2870 mm
Fuel Consumption 9.3 L/100km 10.7 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 14.3 L/100km 15.7 L/100km
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.3 L/100km 13.1 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 72 L


 

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