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2001 Toyota Avensis vs. 1970 Toyota Sport 800

To start off, 2001 Toyota Avensis is newer by 31 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1970 Toyota Sport 800. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1970 Toyota Sport 800 would be higher. At 1,997 cc (4 cylinders), 2001 Toyota Avensis is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2001 Toyota Avensis (148 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 104 more horse power than 1970 Toyota Sport 800. (44 HP @ 5400 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2001 Toyota Avensis should accelerate faster than 1970 Toyota Sport 800. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2001 Toyota Avensis weights approximately 880 kg more than 1970 Toyota Sport 800. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1970 Toyota Sport 800 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 1970 Toyota Sport 800. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2001 Toyota Avensis, 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. Let's talk about torque, 2001 Toyota Avensis (192 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 124 more torque (in Nm) than 1970 Toyota Sport 800. (68 Nm @ 3800 RPM). This means 2001 Toyota Avensis will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1970 Toyota Sport 800.

Compare all specifications:

2001 Toyota Avensis 1970 Toyota Sport 800
Make Toyota Toyota
Model Avensis Sport 800
Year Released 2001 1970
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1997 cc 790 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 2 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 148 HP 44 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 5400 RPM
Torque 192 Nm 68 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 3800 RPM
Drive Type Front Rear
Number of Seats 7 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1460 kg 580 kg
Vehicle Length 4660 mm 3590 mm
Vehicle Width 1770 mm 1470 mm
Vehicle Height 1680 mm 1180 mm
Wheelbase Size 2710 mm 2010 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 75 L


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