2006 Ford Freestar vs. 1972 Lancia Fulvia

To start off, 2006 Ford Freestar is newer by 34 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1972 Lancia Fulvia. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1972 Lancia Fulvia would be higher. At 4,195 cc (6 cylinders), 2006 Ford Freestar is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Ford Freestar (201 HP @ 4250 RPM) has 89 more horse power than 1972 Lancia Fulvia. (112 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Ford Freestar should accelerate faster than 1972 Lancia Fulvia. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Ford Freestar weights approximately 756 kg more than 1972 Lancia Fulvia. 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, 2006 Ford Freestar (357 Nm @ 3650 RPM) has 204 more torque (in Nm) than 1972 Lancia Fulvia. (153 Nm @ 4500 RPM). This means 2006 Ford Freestar will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1972 Lancia Fulvia. 2006 Ford Freestar has automatic transmission and 1972 Lancia Fulvia has manual transmission. 1972 Lancia Fulvia will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2006 Ford Freestar will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Ford Freestar 1972 Lancia Fulvia
Make Ford Lancia
Model Freestar Fulvia
Year Released 2006 1972
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4195 cc 1584 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 201 HP 112 HP
Engine RPM 4250 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 357 Nm 153 Nm
Torque RPM 3650 RPM 4500 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 17.5:1 10.5:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Doors 2 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1716 kg 960 kg
Vehicle Length 5110 mm 4150 mm
Vehicle Width 1950 mm 1580 mm
Vehicle Height 1800 mm 1290 mm
Wheelbase Size 3070 mm 2340 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 98 L 70 L


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