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2002 Chrysler Sebring vs. 1958 Chrysler New Yorker

To start off, 2002 Chrysler Sebring is newer by 44 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1958 Chrysler New Yorker. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1958 Chrysler New Yorker would be higher. At 5,802 cc (8 cylinders), 1958 Chrysler New Yorker is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1958 Chrysler New Yorker weights approximately 525 kg more than 2002 Chrysler Sebring.

Because 1958 Chrysler New Yorker 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 1958 Chrysler New Yorker. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2002 Chrysler Sebring, 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.

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2002 Chrysler Sebring 1958 Chrysler New Yorker
Make Chrysler Chrysler
Model Sebring New Yorker
Year Released 2002 1958
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2343 cc 5802 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 149 HP 0 HP
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1452 kg 1977 kg
Vehicle Length 4850 mm 5610 mm
Vehicle Width 1800 mm 2020 mm
Vehicle Height 1400 mm 1410 mm
Wheelbase Size 2880 mm 3210 mm


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