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2005 Seat Leon vs. 1998 Seat Inca Kombi

To start off, 2005 Seat Leon is newer by 7 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1998 Seat Inca Kombi. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1998 Seat Inca Kombi would be higher. At 1,895 cc (4 cylinders), 2005 Seat Leon is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Seat Leon (154 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 95 more horse power than 1998 Seat Inca Kombi. (59 HP @ 5200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 Seat Leon should accelerate faster than 1998 Seat Inca Kombi. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Seat Leon weights approximately 338 kg more than 1998 Seat Inca Kombi. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

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. Let's talk about torque, 2005 Seat Leon (320 Nm @ 1900 RPM) has 213 more torque (in Nm) than 1998 Seat Inca Kombi. (107 Nm @ 2400 RPM). This means 2005 Seat Leon will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1998 Seat Inca Kombi.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Seat Leon 1998 Seat Inca Kombi
Make Seat Seat
Model Leon Inca Kombi
Year Released 2005 1998
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1895 cc 1391 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 154 HP 59 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 5200 RPM
Torque 320 Nm 107 Nm
Torque RPM 1900 RPM 2400 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Vehicle Weight 1376 kg 1038 kg


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