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1993 Chrysler Expresso vs. 1974 Renault 12

To start off, 1993 Chrysler Expresso is newer by 19 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1974 Renault 12. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1974 Renault 12 would be higher. At 1,999 cc (4 cylinders), 1993 Chrysler Expresso is equipped with a bigger engine.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear 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. 1993 Chrysler Expresso has automatic transmission and 1974 Renault 12 has manual transmission. 1974 Renault 12 will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 1993 Chrysler Expresso will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

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1993 Chrysler Expresso 1974 Renault 12
Make Chrysler Renault
Model Expresso 12
Year Released 1993 1974
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1999 cc 1289 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 0 HP 53 HP
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Vehicle Length 3600 mm 4410 mm
Vehicle Width 1690 mm 1640 mm
Vehicle Height 1770 mm 1460 mm
Wheelbase Size 2320 mm 2450 mm


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