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2007 Mazda 6 vs. 1975 Toyota Corona

To start off, 2007 Mazda 6 is newer by 32 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1975 Toyota Corona. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1975 Toyota Corona would be higher. At 1,998 cc (4 cylinders), 2007 Mazda 6 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Mazda 6 (134 HP @ 3500 RPM) has 50 more horse power than 1975 Toyota Corona. (84 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Mazda 6 should accelerate faster than 1975 Toyota Corona. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Mazda 6 weights approximately 540 kg more than 1975 Toyota Corona. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1975 Toyota Corona 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 1975 Toyota Corona. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2007 Mazda 6, 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 Mazda 6 (310 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 175 more torque (in Nm) than 1975 Toyota Corona. (135 Nm @ 3400 RPM). This means 2007 Mazda 6 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1975 Toyota Corona.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Mazda 6 1975 Toyota Corona
Make Mazda Toyota
Model 6 Corona
Year Released 2007 1975
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1998 cc 1587 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 134 HP 84 HP
Engine RPM 3500 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 310 Nm 135 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 3400 RPM
Engine Bore Size 86 mm 81 mm
Engine Stroke Size 86 mm 77 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 18.3:1 9.5:1
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1540 kg 1000 kg
Vehicle Length 4710 mm 4260 mm
Vehicle Width 1790 mm 1620 mm
Vehicle Height 1490 mm 1400 mm
Wheelbase Size 2680 mm 2510 mm


 

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