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1991 Chevrolet Blazer vs. 1988 Chevrolet Sprint

To start off, 1991 Chevrolet Blazer is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1988 Chevrolet Sprint. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1988 Chevrolet Sprint would be higher. At 4,300 cc (6 cylinders), 1991 Chevrolet Blazer is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1991 Chevrolet Blazer (158 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 111 more horse power than 1988 Chevrolet Sprint. (47 HP @ 5100 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1991 Chevrolet Blazer should accelerate faster than 1988 Chevrolet Sprint. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1991 Chevrolet Blazer weights approximately 855 kg more than 1988 Chevrolet Sprint. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1991 Chevrolet Blazer is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1988 Chevrolet Sprint. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1991 Chevrolet Blazer 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 Chevrolet Blazer (312 Nm @ 2800 RPM) has 234 more torque (in Nm) than 1988 Chevrolet Sprint. (78 Nm @ 3200 RPM). This means 1991 Chevrolet Blazer will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1988 Chevrolet Sprint.

Compare all specifications:

1991 Chevrolet Blazer 1988 Chevrolet Sprint
Make Chevrolet Chevrolet
Model Blazer Sprint
Year Released 1991 1988
Engine Size 4300 cc 993 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 3 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 158 HP 47 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 5100 RPM
Torque 312 Nm 78 Nm
Torque RPM 2800 RPM 3200 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Vehicle Weight 1530 kg 675 kg
Vehicle Length 4500 mm 3590 mm
Vehicle Width 1670 mm 1540 mm
Vehicle Height 1630 mm 1360 mm
Wheelbase Size 2720 mm 2260 mm


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