2007 Infiniti FX vs. 1989 Oldsmobile Cutlass

To start off, 2007 Infiniti FX is newer by 18 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1989 Oldsmobile Cutlass. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1989 Oldsmobile Cutlass would be higher. At 3,498 cc (6 cylinders), 2007 Infiniti FX is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Infiniti FX (275 HP @ 6200 RPM) has 116 more horse power than 1989 Oldsmobile Cutlass. (159 HP @ 6200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Infiniti FX should accelerate faster than 1989 Oldsmobile Cutlass.

Because 2007 Infiniti FX 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 2007 Infiniti FX. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1989 Oldsmobile Cutlass, 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. Let's talk about torque, 2007 Infiniti FX (363 Nm @ 4800 RPM) has 160 more torque (in Nm) than 1989 Oldsmobile Cutlass. (203 Nm @ 5200 RPM). This means 2007 Infiniti FX will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1989 Oldsmobile Cutlass.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Infiniti FX 1989 Oldsmobile Cutlass
Make Infiniti Oldsmobile
Model FX Cutlass
Year Released 2007 1989
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3498 cc 2260 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 275 HP 159 HP
Engine RPM 6200 RPM 6200 RPM
Torque 363 Nm 203 Nm
Torque RPM 4800 RPM 5200 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Vehicle Length 4810 mm 4930 mm
Vehicle Width 1930 mm 1810 mm
Vehicle Height 1680 mm 1350 mm
Wheelbase Size 2860 mm 2740 mm


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