2007 Dodge Dakota vs. 1970 Holden Torana

To start off, 2007 Dodge Dakota is newer by 37 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1970 Holden Torana. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1970 Holden Torana would be higher. At 3,701 cc (6 cylinders), 2007 Dodge Dakota is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Dodge Dakota (210 HP @ 5200 RPM) has 115 more horse power than 1970 Holden Torana. (95 HP @ 4600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Dodge Dakota should accelerate faster than 1970 Holden Torana. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Dodge Dakota weights approximately 800 kg more than 1970 Holden Torana. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2007 Dodge Dakota is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1970 Holden Torana. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2007 Dodge Dakota 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, 2007 Dodge Dakota (319 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 156 more torque (in Nm) than 1970 Holden Torana. (163 Nm @ 1600 RPM). This means 2007 Dodge Dakota will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1970 Holden Torana.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Dodge Dakota 1970 Holden Torana
Make Dodge Holden
Model Dakota Torana
Year Released 2007 1970
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3701 cc 2261 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 210 HP 95 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 4600 RPM
Torque 319 Nm 163 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 1600 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Vehicle Weight 1750 kg 950 kg
Vehicle Length 5560 mm 4380 mm
Vehicle Width 1830 mm 1610 mm
Vehicle Height 1750 mm 1360 mm
Wheelbase Size 3340 mm 2550 mm


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