2006 Acura MDX vs. 1975 Lancia Beta

To start off, 2006 Acura MDX is newer by 31 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1975 Lancia Beta. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1975 Lancia Beta would be higher. At 3,474 cc (6 cylinders), 2006 Acura MDX is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Acura MDX (253 HP @ 5800 RPM) has 138 more horse power than 1975 Lancia Beta. (115 HP @ 5500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Acura MDX should accelerate faster than 1975 Lancia Beta. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Acura MDX weights approximately 214 kg more than 1975 Lancia Beta. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2006 Acura MDX is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1975 Lancia Beta. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2006 Acura MDX 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, 2006 Acura MDX (340 Nm @ 3500 RPM) has 164 more torque (in Nm) than 1975 Lancia Beta. (176 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 2006 Acura MDX will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1975 Lancia Beta.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Acura MDX 1975 Lancia Beta
Make Acura Lancia
Model MDX Beta
Year Released 2006 1975
Body Type SUV Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3474 cc 1995 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 253 HP 115 HP
Engine RPM 5800 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 340 Nm 176 Nm
Torque RPM 3500 RPM 2800 RPM
Drive Type 4WD Front
Number of Seats 7 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1274 kg 1060 kg
Vehicle Length 4790 mm 4290 mm
Vehicle Width 1960 mm 1660 mm
Vehicle Height 1820 mm 1330 mm
Wheelbase Size 2710 mm 2550 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 77 L 51 L


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