2005 Mitsubishi Lancer vs. 1976 Mitsubishi Galant

To start off, 2005 Mitsubishi Lancer is newer by 29 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1976 Mitsubishi Galant. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1976 Mitsubishi Galant would be higher. At 1,995 cc (4 cylinders), 1976 Mitsubishi Galant is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1976 Mitsubishi Galant (89 HP @ 5400 RPM) has 8 more horse power than 2005 Mitsubishi Lancer. (81 HP @ 5000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1976 Mitsubishi Galant should accelerate faster than 2005 Mitsubishi Lancer. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Mitsubishi Lancer weights approximately 35 kg more than 1976 Mitsubishi Galant.

Let's talk about torque, 1976 Mitsubishi Galant (165 Nm @ 3500 RPM) has 45 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Mitsubishi Lancer. (120 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 1976 Mitsubishi Galant will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Mitsubishi Lancer.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Mitsubishi Lancer 1976 Mitsubishi Galant
Make Mitsubishi Mitsubishi
Model Lancer Galant
Year Released 2005 1976
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1299 cc 1995 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 81 HP 89 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 5400 RPM
Torque 120 Nm 165 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 3500 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1200 kg 1165 kg
Vehicle Length 4490 mm 4660 mm
Vehicle Width 1700 mm 1680 mm
Vehicle Height 1450 mm 1340 mm
Wheelbase Size 2700 mm 2520 mm


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