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1998 Ford Taurus vs. 1992 Vauxhall Carlton

To start off, 1998 Ford Taurus is newer by 6 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 2,964 cc (6 cylinders), 1998 Ford Taurus is equipped with a bigger engine.

Because 1992 Vauxhall Carlton is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 1992 Vauxhall Carlton. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1998 Ford Taurus, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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:

1998 Ford Taurus 1992 Vauxhall Carlton
Make Ford Vauxhall
Model Taurus Carlton
Year Released 1998 1992
Body Type Sedan Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2964 cc 1796 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 0 HP 114 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Rear
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Length 5030 mm 4690 mm
Vehicle Width 1860 mm 1780 mm
Vehicle Height 1430 mm 1450 mm
Wheelbase Size 2760 mm 2740 mm


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