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2005 GMC Sierra vs. 1953 MG TD

To start off, 2005 GMC Sierra is newer by 52 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1953 MG TD. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1953 MG TD would be higher. At 5,965 cc (8 cylinders), 2005 GMC Sierra is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 GMC Sierra (321 HP @ 5000 RPM) has 262 more horse power than 1953 MG TD. (59 HP @ 5500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 GMC Sierra should accelerate faster than 1953 MG TD. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 GMC Sierra weights approximately 1395 kg more than 1953 MG TD. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2005 GMC Sierra is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1953 MG TD. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2005 GMC Sierra will offer significantly more control. 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, 2005 GMC Sierra (370 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 283 more torque (in Nm) than 1953 MG TD. (87 Nm @ 2600 RPM). This means 2005 GMC Sierra will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1953 MG TD.

Compare all specifications:

2005 GMC Sierra 1953 MG TD
Model Sierra TD
Year Released 2005 1953
Body Type Pickup Roadster
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5965 cc 1249 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 321 HP 59 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 370 Nm 87 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 2600 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Number of Seats 6 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 2270 kg 875 kg
Vehicle Length 5790 mm 3690 mm
Vehicle Width 2000 mm 1490 mm
Vehicle Height 1850 mm 1350 mm
Wheelbase Size 3650 mm 2390 mm


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