1998 Renault Clio vs. 1973 Volvo 164

To start off, 1998 Renault Clio is newer by 25 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1973 Volvo 164. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1973 Volvo 164 would be higher. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1973 Volvo 164 weights approximately 425 kg more than 1998 Renault Clio.

Because 1973 Volvo 164 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 1973 Volvo 164. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1998 Renault Clio, 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 Renault Clio 1973 Volvo 164
Make Renault Volvo
Model Clio 164
Year Released 1998 1973
Body Type Hatchback Sedan
Horse Power 0 HP 142 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 935 kg 1360 kg
Vehicle Length 3780 mm 4720 mm
Vehicle Width 1650 mm 1720 mm
Vehicle Height 1430 mm 1450 mm
Wheelbase Size 2770 mm 2730 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 50 L 58 L


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