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1991 Peugeot 504 vs. 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer

To start off, 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer is newer by 21 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1991 Peugeot 504. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1991 Peugeot 504 would be higher. At 2,000 cc (4 cylinders), 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer (148 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 48 more horse power than 1991 Peugeot 504. (100 HP @ 5000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer should accelerate faster than 1991 Peugeot 504. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer weights approximately 155 kg more than 1991 Peugeot 504. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1991 Peugeot 504 is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 1991 Peugeot 504. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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.

Compare all specifications:

1991 Peugeot 504 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer
Make Peugeot Mitsubishi
Model 504 Lancer
Year Released 1991 2012
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1971 cc 2000 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 100 HP 148 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 6000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual CVT
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1170 kg 1325 kg
Vehicle Length 4610 mm 4572 mm
Vehicle Width 1700 mm 1763 mm
Vehicle Height 1470 mm 1491 mm
Wheelbase Size 2750 mm 2634 mm


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