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1991 Toyota Bandeirante vs. 1996 Toyota Century

To start off, 1996 Toyota Century is newer by 5 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1991 Toyota Bandeirante. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1991 Toyota Bandeirante would be higher. At 3,995 cc (8 cylinders), 1996 Toyota Century is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1996 Toyota Century (153 HP @ 4400 RPM) has 57 more horse power than 1991 Toyota Bandeirante. (96 HP @ 3400 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1996 Toyota Century should accelerate faster than 1991 Toyota Bandeirante. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1996 Toyota Century weights approximately 10 kg more than 1991 Toyota Bandeirante. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1991 Toyota Bandeirante is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1996 Toyota Century. 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, 1996 Toyota Century (289 Nm @ 3600 RPM) has 44 more torque (in Nm) than 1991 Toyota Bandeirante. (245 Nm @ 2200 RPM). This means 1996 Toyota Century will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1991 Toyota Bandeirante. 1996 Toyota Century has automatic transmission and 1991 Toyota Bandeirante has manual transmission. 1991 Toyota Bandeirante will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 1996 Toyota Century will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1991 Toyota Bandeirante 1996 Toyota Century
Make Toyota Toyota
Model Bandeirante Century
Year Released 1991 1996
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3661 cc 3995 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 96 HP 153 HP
Engine RPM 3400 RPM 4400 RPM
Torque 245 Nm 289 Nm
Torque RPM 2200 RPM 3600 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1790 kg 1800 kg
Vehicle Length 3840 mm 4990 mm
Vehicle Width 1670 mm 1900 mm
Vehicle Height 1930 mm 1470 mm
Wheelbase Size 2290 mm 2870 mm


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