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1994 Citroen AX vs. 1985 Citroen Visa

To start off, 1994 Citroen AX is newer by 9 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1985 Citroen Visa. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1985 Citroen Visa would be higher. At 1,580 cc (4 cylinders), 1985 Citroen Visa is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1985 Citroen Visa (104 HP @ 6250 RPM) has 56 more horse power than 1994 Citroen AX. (48 HP @ 6000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1985 Citroen Visa should accelerate faster than 1994 Citroen AX. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1985 Citroen Visa weights approximately 208 kg more than 1994 Citroen AX. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

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. Let's talk about torque, 1985 Citroen Visa (137 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 63 more torque (in Nm) than 1994 Citroen AX. (74 Nm @ 3700 RPM). This means 1985 Citroen Visa will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1994 Citroen AX.

Compare all specifications:

1994 Citroen AX 1985 Citroen Visa
Make Citroen Citroen
Model AX Visa
Year Released 1994 1985
Body Type Hatchback Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 954 cc 1580 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 48 HP 104 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 6250 RPM
Torque 74 Nm 137 Nm
Torque RPM 3700 RPM 4000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 70 mm 83 mm
Engine Stroke Size 62 mm 73 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.4:1 9.8:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 668 kg 876 kg
Vehicle Length 3510 mm 3700 mm
Vehicle Width 1560 mm 1540 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 2290 mm 2440 mm


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