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1995 Chrysler Sebring vs. 1974 Renault 12

To start off, 1995 Chrysler Sebring is newer by 21 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 2,489 cc (6 cylinders), 1995 Chrysler Sebring is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1995 Chrysler Sebring (161 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 108 more horse power than 1974 Renault 12. (53 HP @ 5250 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1995 Chrysler Sebring should accelerate faster than 1974 Renault 12. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1995 Chrysler Sebring weights approximately 360 kg more than 1974 Renault 12. 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.

Compare all specifications:

1995 Chrysler Sebring 1974 Renault 12
Make Chrysler Renault
Model Sebring 12
Year Released 1995 1974
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2489 cc 1289 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 161 HP 53 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 5250 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Vehicle Weight 1310 kg 950 kg
Vehicle Length 4770 mm 4410 mm
Vehicle Width 1780 mm 1640 mm


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