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2003 Saab 03-Sep vs. 1979 Toyota Tercel

To start off, 2003 Saab 03-Sep is newer by 24 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1979 Toyota Tercel. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1979 Toyota Tercel would be higher. At 1,998 cc (4 cylinders), 2003 Saab 03-Sep is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2003 Saab 03-Sep weights approximately 845 kg more than 1979 Toyota Tercel.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. 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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2003 Saab 03-Sep 1979 Toyota Tercel
Make Saab Toyota
Model 03-Sep Tercel
Year Released 2003 1979
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1998 cc 1295 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 250 HP 0 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1665 kg 820 kg
Vehicle Length 4640 mm 3970 mm
Vehicle Width 1770 mm 1560 mm
Vehicle Height 1440 mm 1380 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2510 mm


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