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2007 Ford Galaxy vs. 1984 Pontiac Grand Am

To start off, 2007 Ford Galaxy is newer by 23 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1984 Pontiac Grand Am. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1984 Pontiac Grand Am would be higher. At 2,469 cc (4 cylinders), 1984 Pontiac Grand Am is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, both vehicles can yield 89 horse power. So under normal driving conditions, the acceleration of both vehicles should be relatively similar. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Ford Galaxy weights approximately 609 kg more than 1984 Pontiac Grand Am.

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, 2007 Ford Galaxy (240 Nm @ 1900 RPM) has 61 more torque (in Nm) than 1984 Pontiac Grand Am. (179 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 2007 Ford Galaxy will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1984 Pontiac Grand Am.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Ford Galaxy 1984 Pontiac Grand Am
Make Ford Pontiac
Model Galaxy Grand Am
Year Released 2007 1984
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1894 cc 2469 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 89 HP 89 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 4400 RPM
Torque 240 Nm 179 Nm
Torque RPM 1900 RPM 2800 RPM
Engine Bore Size 79.5 mm 101.6 mm
Engine Stroke Size 95.5 mm 76.2 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 18.0:1 9.0:1
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Vehicle Weight 1739 kg 1130 kg
Vehicle Length 4650 mm 4520 mm
Vehicle Width 1820 mm 1710 mm
Vehicle Height 1800 mm 1340 mm
Wheelbase Size 2840 mm 2630 mm


 

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