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2005 Zastava 103 vs. 1981 Zastava 132

To start off, 2005 Zastava 103 is newer by 24 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1981 Zastava 132. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1981 Zastava 132 would be higher. At 1,756 cc (4 cylinders), 1981 Zastava 132 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1981 Zastava 132 (106 HP) has 47 more horse power than 2005 Zastava 103. (59 HP) In normal driving conditions, 1981 Zastava 132 should accelerate faster than 2005 Zastava 103. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1981 Zastava 132 weights approximately 175 kg more than 2005 Zastava 103. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1981 Zastava 132 is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 1981 Zastava 132. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2005 Zastava 103, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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, 1981 Zastava 132 (142 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 54 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Zastava 103. (88 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 1981 Zastava 132 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Zastava 103.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Zastava 103 1981 Zastava 132
Make Zastava Zastava
Model 103 132
Year Released 2005 1981
Engine Size 1242 cc 1756 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 59 HP 106 HP
Torque 88 Nm 142 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 4000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Vehicle Weight 920 kg 1095 kg
Vehicle Length 3940 mm 4410 mm
Vehicle Width 1670 mm 1650 mm
Vehicle Height 1430 mm 1430 mm
Wheelbase Size 2510 mm 2560 mm


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