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2002 Chrysler Sebring vs. 1973 Toyota Publica

To start off, 2002 Chrysler Sebring is newer by 29 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1973 Toyota Publica. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1973 Toyota Publica would be higher. At 2,343 cc (4 cylinders), 2002 Chrysler Sebring is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2002 Chrysler Sebring (149 HP @ 5200 RPM) has 86 more horse power than 1973 Toyota Publica. (63 HP @ 6600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2002 Chrysler Sebring should accelerate faster than 1973 Toyota Publica. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2002 Chrysler Sebring weights approximately 697 kg more than 1973 Toyota Publica. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Let's talk about torque, 2002 Chrysler Sebring (226 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 131 more torque (in Nm) than 1973 Toyota Publica. (95 Nm @ 4600 RPM). This means 2002 Chrysler Sebring will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1973 Toyota Publica.

Compare all specifications:

2002 Chrysler Sebring 1973 Toyota Publica
Make Chrysler Toyota
Model Sebring Publica
Year Released 2002 1973
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2343 cc 1165 cc
Horse Power 149 HP 63 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 6600 RPM
Torque 226 Nm 95 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 4600 RPM
Vehicle Weight 1452 kg 755 kg
Vehicle Length 4850 mm 3800 mm
Vehicle Width 1800 mm 1540 mm
Vehicle Height 1400 mm 1320 mm
Wheelbase Size 2880 mm 2270 mm


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