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1992 Vauxhall Carlton vs. 1982 Vauxhall Royale

To start off, 1992 Vauxhall Carlton is newer by 10 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1982 Vauxhall Royale. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1982 Vauxhall Royale would be higher. At 2,783 cc (6 cylinders), 1982 Vauxhall Royale is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1982 Vauxhall Royale weights approximately 135 kg more than 1992 Vauxhall Carlton.

Both vehicles are rear wheel drive (RWD) - it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, both vehicles do the job better than front 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. 1982 Vauxhall Royale has automatic transmission and 1992 Vauxhall Carlton has manual transmission. 1992 Vauxhall Carlton will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 1982 Vauxhall Royale will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1992 Vauxhall Carlton 1982 Vauxhall Royale
Make Vauxhall Vauxhall
Model Carlton Royale
Year Released 1992 1982
Body Type Sedan Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1796 cc 2783 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 114 HP 0 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1235 kg 1370 kg
Vehicle Length 4690 mm 4760 mm
Vehicle Width 1780 mm 1740 mm
Vehicle Height 1450 mm 1340 mm
Wheelbase Size 2740 mm 2670 mm


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