2005 Mitsubishi Lancer vs. 1970 Mitsubishi Jeep

To start off, 2005 Mitsubishi Lancer is newer by 35 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1970 Mitsubishi Jeep. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1970 Mitsubishi Jeep would be higher. At 2,659 cc (4 cylinders), 1970 Mitsubishi Jeep is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Mitsubishi Lancer (81 HP @ 5000 RPM) has 13 more horse power than 1970 Mitsubishi Jeep. (68 HP @ 3800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 Mitsubishi Lancer should accelerate faster than 1970 Mitsubishi Jeep. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1970 Mitsubishi Jeep weights approximately 420 kg more than 2005 Mitsubishi Lancer.

Because 1970 Mitsubishi Jeep is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2005 Mitsubishi Lancer. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1970 Mitsubishi Jeep 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, 1970 Mitsubishi Jeep (177 Nm @ 2200 RPM) has 57 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Mitsubishi Lancer. (120 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 1970 Mitsubishi Jeep will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Mitsubishi Lancer.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Mitsubishi Lancer 1970 Mitsubishi Jeep
Make Mitsubishi Mitsubishi
Model Lancer Jeep
Year Released 2005 1970
Body Type Sedan SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1299 cc 2659 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 81 HP 68 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 3800 RPM
Torque 120 Nm 177 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 2200 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Diesel
Drive Type Front 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Vehicle Weight 1200 kg 1620 kg
Vehicle Length 4490 mm 4300 mm
Vehicle Width 1700 mm 1630 mm
Vehicle Height 1450 mm 1900 mm
Wheelbase Size 2700 mm 2650 mm


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