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2007 Ford Territory vs. 1980 Ford Taunus

To start off, 2007 Ford Territory is newer by 27 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1980 Ford Taunus. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1980 Ford Taunus would be higher. At 3,984 cc, 2007 Ford Territory is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Ford Territory weights approximately 1086 kg more than 1980 Ford Taunus.

Both vehicles are rear wheel drive (RWD) - it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, both vehicles do the job better than front 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. 2007 Ford Territory has automatic transmission and 1980 Ford Taunus has manual transmission. 1980 Ford Taunus will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2007 Ford Territory will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Ford Territory 1980 Ford Taunus
Make Ford Ford
Model Territory Taunus
Year Released 2007 1980
Body Type Crossover Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3984 cc 1294 cc
Horse Power 244 HP 0 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 2016 kg 930 kg
Vehicle Length 4860 mm 4450 mm
Vehicle Width 1720 mm 1720 mm
Vehicle Height 1900 mm 1330 mm
Wheelbase Size 2850 mm 2580 mm


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