1999 Ford Falcon vs. 1977 Opel Rekord

To start off, 1999 Ford Falcon is newer by 22 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1977 Opel Rekord. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1977 Opel Rekord would be higher. At 3,984 cc (6 cylinders), 1999 Ford Falcon is equipped with a bigger engine.

Both vehicles are rear wheel drive (RWD) - it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, both vehicles do the job better than front 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:

1999 Ford Falcon 1977 Opel Rekord
Make Ford Opel
Model Falcon Rekord
Year Released 1999 1977
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3984 cc 1979 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 232 HP 0 HP
Drive Type Rear Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Length 4910 mm 4580 mm
Vehicle Width 1880 mm 1730 mm
Vehicle Height 1420 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 2840 mm 2680 mm


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