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1999 Mahindra CL vs. 1992 Vauxhall Carlton

To start off, 1999 Mahindra CL is newer by 7 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 2,523 cc (4 cylinders), 1999 Mahindra CL is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1992 Vauxhall Carlton (114 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 52 more horse power than 1999 Mahindra CL. (62 HP @ 3200 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1992 Vauxhall Carlton should accelerate faster than 1999 Mahindra CL. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1992 Vauxhall Carlton weights approximately 5 kg more than 1999 Mahindra CL. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

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. Let's talk about torque, 1999 Mahindra CL (165 Nm @ 1500 RPM) has 8 more torque (in Nm) than 1992 Vauxhall Carlton. (157 Nm @ 4600 RPM). This means 1999 Mahindra CL will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1992 Vauxhall Carlton.

Compare all specifications:

1999 Mahindra CL 1992 Vauxhall Carlton
Make Mahindra Vauxhall
Model CL Carlton
Year Released 1999 1992
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2523 cc 1796 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 62 HP 114 HP
Engine RPM 3200 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 165 Nm 157 Nm
Torque RPM 1500 RPM 4600 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Vehicle Weight 1230 kg 1235 kg
Vehicle Length 3360 mm 4690 mm
Vehicle Width 1460 mm 1780 mm
Vehicle Height 1790 mm 1450 mm
Wheelbase Size 2040 mm 2740 mm


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