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2005 Toyota Corolla vs. 1993 Toyota Corolla

To start off, 2005 Toyota Corolla is newer by 12 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1993 Toyota Corolla. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1993 Toyota Corolla would be higher. At 1,786 cc (4 cylinders), 2005 Toyota Corolla is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Toyota Corolla (130 HP @ 3400 RPM) has 56 more horse power than 1993 Toyota Corolla. (74 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 Toyota Corolla should accelerate faster than 1993 Toyota Corolla. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Toyota Corolla weights approximately 182 kg more than 1993 Toyota Corolla. 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 Toyota Corolla (171 Nm) has 59 more torque (in Nm) than 1993 Toyota Corolla. (112 Nm). This means 2005 Toyota Corolla will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1993 Toyota Corolla.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Toyota Corolla 1993 Toyota Corolla
Make Toyota Toyota
Model Corolla Corolla
Year Released 2005 1993
Body Type Sedan Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1786 cc 1332 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 130 HP 74 HP
Engine RPM 3400 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 171 Nm 112 Nm
Engine Bore Size 79 mm 80 mm
Engine Stroke Size 91 mm 70 mm
Drive Type Front Front
Vehicle Weight 1157 kg 975 kg
Vehicle Width 1710 mm 1660 mm
Wheelbase Size 2720 mm 2470 mm


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