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2000 Ford Desert Excursion vs. 1992 Vauxhall Carlton

To start off, 2000 Ford Desert Excursion is newer by 8 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 6,800 cc (10 cylinders), 2000 Ford Desert Excursion is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2000 Ford Desert Excursion (311 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 197 more horse power than 1992 Vauxhall Carlton. (114 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2000 Ford Desert Excursion should accelerate faster than 1992 Vauxhall Carlton. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2000 Ford Desert Excursion weights approximately 63 kg more than 1992 Vauxhall Carlton. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2000 Ford Desert Excursion is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1992 Vauxhall Carlton. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2000 Ford Desert Excursion will offer significantly more control. 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, 2000 Ford Desert Excursion (576 Nm) has 419 more torque (in Nm) than 1992 Vauxhall Carlton. (157 Nm). This means 2000 Ford Desert Excursion will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1992 Vauxhall Carlton. 2000 Ford Desert Excursion has automatic transmission and 1992 Vauxhall Carlton has manual transmission. 1992 Vauxhall Carlton will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2000 Ford Desert Excursion will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2000 Ford Desert Excursion 1992 Vauxhall Carlton
Make Ford Vauxhall
Model Desert Excursion Carlton
Year Released 2000 1992
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 6800 cc 1796 cc
Engine Cylinders 10 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 311 HP 114 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 576 Nm 157 Nm
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 6 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1298 kg 1235 kg
Wheelbase Size 2540 mm 2740 mm


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