2007 Hyundai Tucson vs. 1975 Lancia Beta

To start off, 2007 Hyundai Tucson is newer by 32 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1975 Lancia Beta. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1975 Lancia Beta would be higher. At 2,646 cc (6 cylinders), 2007 Hyundai Tucson is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Hyundai Tucson (173 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 58 more horse power than 1975 Lancia Beta. (115 HP @ 5500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Hyundai Tucson should accelerate faster than 1975 Lancia Beta. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Hyundai Tucson weights approximately 469 kg more than 1975 Lancia Beta. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

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 Hyundai Tucson (241 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 65 more torque (in Nm) than 1975 Lancia Beta. (176 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 2007 Hyundai Tucson will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1975 Lancia Beta. 2007 Hyundai Tucson has automatic transmission and 1975 Lancia Beta has manual transmission. 1975 Lancia Beta will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2007 Hyundai Tucson will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

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2007 Hyundai Tucson 1975 Lancia Beta
Make Hyundai Lancia
Model Tucson Beta
Year Released 2007 1975
Body Type SUV Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2646 cc 1995 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 173 HP 115 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 241 Nm 176 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 2800 RPM
Engine Bore Size 87 mm 84 mm
Engine Stroke Size 75 mm 90 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 10.0:1 8.9:1
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1529 kg 1060 kg
Vehicle Length 4330 mm 4290 mm
Vehicle Width 1840 mm 1660 mm
Vehicle Height 1740 mm 1330 mm
Wheelbase Size 2640 mm 2550 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 65 L 51 L