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2007 Renault Megane vs. 1970 Renault 4

To start off, 2007 Renault Megane is newer by 37 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1970 Renault 4. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1970 Renault 4 would be higher. At 1,998 cc (4 cylinders), 2007 Renault Megane is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Renault Megane (221 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 188 more horse power than 1970 Renault 4. (33 HP @ 4500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Renault Megane should accelerate faster than 1970 Renault 4. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Renault Megane weights approximately 780 kg more than 1970 Renault 4. 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.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Renault Megane 1970 Renault 4
Make Renault Renault
Model Megane 4
Year Released 2007 1970
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1998 cc 747 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 221 HP 33 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 4500 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1430 kg 650 kg
Vehicle Length 4230 mm 3670 mm
Vehicle Width 1780 mm 1490 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1560 mm
Wheelbase Size 2630 mm 2410 mm


 

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