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2007 Ford Galaxy vs. 1956 Ford 12 M

To start off, 2007 Ford Galaxy is newer by 51 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1956 Ford 12 M. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1956 Ford 12 M would be higher. At 1,894 cc (4 cylinders), 2007 Ford Galaxy is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Ford Galaxy (89 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 52 more horse power than 1956 Ford 12 M. (37 HP @ 4250 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Ford Galaxy should accelerate faster than 1956 Ford 12 M.

Because 1956 Ford 12 M 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 1956 Ford 12 M. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2007 Ford Galaxy, 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 Ford Galaxy 1956 Ford 12 M
Make Ford Ford
Model Galaxy 12 M
Year Released 2007 1956
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1894 cc 1172 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 89 HP 37 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 4250 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Vehicle Length 4650 mm 4070 mm
Vehicle Width 1820 mm 1590 mm
Vehicle Height 1800 mm 1560 mm
Wheelbase Size 2840 mm 2500 mm


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