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1992 Vauxhall Carlton vs. 1987 Vauxhall Carlton

To start off, 1992 Vauxhall Carlton is newer by 5 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1987 Vauxhall Carlton. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1987 Vauxhall Carlton would be higher. At 2,969 cc (6 cylinders), 1987 Vauxhall Carlton is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1987 Vauxhall Carlton (175 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 61 more horse power than 1992 Vauxhall Carlton. (114 HP @ 5600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1987 Vauxhall Carlton should accelerate faster than 1992 Vauxhall Carlton. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1987 Vauxhall Carlton weights approximately 151 kg more than 1992 Vauxhall Carlton. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

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. Let's talk about torque, 1987 Vauxhall Carlton (240 Nm @ 4400 RPM) has 83 more torque (in Nm) than 1992 Vauxhall Carlton. (157 Nm @ 4600 RPM). This means 1987 Vauxhall Carlton will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1992 Vauxhall Carlton.

Compare all specifications:

1992 Vauxhall Carlton 1987 Vauxhall Carlton
Make Vauxhall Vauxhall
Model Carlton Carlton
Year Released 1992 1987
Body Type Sedan Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1796 cc 2969 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 114 HP 175 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 157 Nm 240 Nm
Torque RPM 4600 RPM 4400 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1235 kg 1386 kg
Vehicle Length 4690 mm 4690 mm
Vehicle Width 1780 mm 1780 mm
Vehicle Height 1450 mm 1450 mm
Wheelbase Size 2740 mm 2740 mm


 

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