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2001 Daihatsu U4 B vs. 1968 Plymouth VIP

To start off, 2001 Daihatsu U4 B is newer by 33 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1968 Plymouth VIP. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1968 Plymouth VIP would be higher. At 5,208 cc (8 cylinders), 1968 Plymouth VIP is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1968 Plymouth VIP (230 HP @ 4400 RPM) has 168 more horse power than 2001 Daihatsu U4 B. (62 HP @ 6000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1968 Plymouth VIP should accelerate faster than 2001 Daihatsu U4 B. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1968 Plymouth VIP weights approximately 827 kg more than 2001 Daihatsu U4 B. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2001 Daihatsu U4 B is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1968 Plymouth VIP. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2001 Daihatsu U4 B 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, 1968 Plymouth VIP (461 Nm @ 2400 RPM) has 353 more torque (in Nm) than 2001 Daihatsu U4 B. (108 Nm @ 3600 RPM). This means 1968 Plymouth VIP will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2001 Daihatsu U4 B.

Compare all specifications:

2001 Daihatsu U4 B 1968 Plymouth VIP
Make Daihatsu Plymouth
Model U4 B VIP
Year Released 2001 1968
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 660 cc 5208 cc
Engine Cylinders 3 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 62 HP 230 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 4400 RPM
Torque 108 Nm 461 Nm
Torque RPM 3600 RPM 2400 RPM
Engine Bore Size 68 mm 99.3 mm
Engine Stroke Size 60.5 mm 84.1 mm
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 820 kg 1647 kg
Vehicle Length 3400 mm 5420 mm
Vehicle Width 1480 mm 1980 mm
Vehicle Height 1580 mm 1400 mm
Wheelbase Size 2370 mm 3030 mm


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