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2002 Citroen Berlingo vs. 1992 Vauxhall Carlton

To start off, 2002 Citroen Berlingo is newer by 10 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 1,796 cc (4 cylinders), 1992 Vauxhall Carlton is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1992 Vauxhall Carlton (114 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 40 more horse power than 2002 Citroen Berlingo. (74 HP @ 5750 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1992 Vauxhall Carlton should accelerate faster than 2002 Citroen Berlingo. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1992 Vauxhall Carlton weights approximately 165 kg more than 2002 Citroen Berlingo. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1992 Vauxhall Carlton 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 1992 Vauxhall Carlton. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2002 Citroen Berlingo, 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, 1992 Vauxhall Carlton (157 Nm @ 4600 RPM) has 46 more torque (in Nm) than 2002 Citroen Berlingo. (111 Nm @ 3300 RPM). This means 1992 Vauxhall Carlton will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2002 Citroen Berlingo.

Compare all specifications:

2002 Citroen Berlingo 1992 Vauxhall Carlton
Make Citroen Vauxhall
Model Berlingo Carlton
Year Released 2002 1992
Body Type Panel Van Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1398 cc 1796 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 74 HP 114 HP
Engine RPM 5750 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 111 Nm 157 Nm
Torque RPM 3300 RPM 4600 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1070 kg 1235 kg
Vehicle Length 4110 mm 4690 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1780 mm
Vehicle Height 1810 mm 1450 mm
Wheelbase Size 2700 mm 2740 mm


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