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1992 Vauxhall Carlton vs. 1999 Vauxhall Omega

To start off, 1999 Vauxhall Omega is newer by 7 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1992 Vauxhall Carlton. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1992 Vauxhall Carlton would be higher. At 1,994 cc (4 cylinders), 1999 Vauxhall Omega is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1992 Vauxhall Carlton (114 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 14 more horse power than 1999 Vauxhall Omega. (100 HP @ 4300 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1992 Vauxhall Carlton should accelerate faster than 1999 Vauxhall Omega. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1999 Vauxhall Omega weights approximately 495 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. Let's talk about torque, 1999 Vauxhall Omega (209 Nm @ 1650 RPM) has 52 more torque (in Nm) than 1992 Vauxhall Carlton. (157 Nm @ 4600 RPM). This means 1999 Vauxhall Omega will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1992 Vauxhall Carlton.

Compare all specifications:

1992 Vauxhall Carlton 1999 Vauxhall Omega
Make Vauxhall Vauxhall
Model Carlton Omega
Year Released 1992 1999
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1796 cc 1994 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 114 HP 100 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 4300 RPM
Torque 157 Nm 209 Nm
Torque RPM 4600 RPM 1650 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Vehicle Weight 1235 kg 1730 kg
Vehicle Length 4690 mm 4900 mm
Vehicle Width 1780 mm 1790 mm
Vehicle Height 1450 mm 1510 mm
Wheelbase Size 2740 mm 2740 mm


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