2007 Dodge Caliber vs. 1959 Simca Plein Ceil

To start off, 2007 Dodge Caliber is newer by 48 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1959 Simca Plein Ceil. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1959 Simca Plein Ceil would be higher. In terms of performance, 2007 Dodge Caliber (148 HP @ 6500 RPM) has 92 more horse power than 1959 Simca Plein Ceil. (56 HP @ 200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Dodge Caliber should accelerate faster than 1959 Simca Plein Ceil. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Dodge Caliber weights approximately 285 kg more than 1959 Simca Plein Ceil. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1959 Simca Plein Ceil 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 1959 Simca Plein Ceil. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2007 Dodge Caliber, 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.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Dodge Caliber 1959 Simca Plein Ceil
Make Dodge Simca
Model Caliber Plein Ceil
Year Released 2007 1959
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 148 HP 56 HP
Engine RPM 6500 RPM 200 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Vehicle Weight 1385 kg 1100 kg
Vehicle Length 4420 mm 4210 mm
Vehicle Width 1750 mm 1610 mm
Wheelbase Size 2640 mm 2360 mm


 

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