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1991 Toyota Bandeirante vs. 1978 Toyota Corona

To start off, 1991 Toyota Bandeirante is newer by 13 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1978 Toyota Corona. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1978 Toyota Corona would be higher. At 3,661 cc (4 cylinders), 1991 Toyota Bandeirante is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, both vehicles can yield 96 horse power. So under normal driving conditions, the acceleration of both vehicles should be relatively similar. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1991 Toyota Bandeirante weights approximately 640 kg more than 1978 Toyota Corona.

Because 1991 Toyota Bandeirante is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1978 Toyota Corona. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1991 Toyota Bandeirante 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 Toyota Bandeirante (245 Nm @ 2200 RPM) has 82 more torque (in Nm) than 1978 Toyota Corona. (163 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 1991 Toyota Bandeirante will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1978 Toyota Corona.

Compare all specifications:

1991 Toyota Bandeirante 1978 Toyota Corona
Make Toyota Toyota
Model Bandeirante Corona
Year Released 1991 1978
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3661 cc 2189 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 96 HP 96 HP
Engine RPM 3400 RPM 4800 RPM
Torque 245 Nm 163 Nm
Torque RPM 2200 RPM 2800 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1790 kg 1150 kg
Vehicle Length 3840 mm 4300 mm
Vehicle Width 1670 mm 1660 mm
Vehicle Height 1930 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 2290 mm 2530 mm


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