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2007 Subaru Legacy vs. 1994 Subaru Vivio

To start off, 2007 Subaru Legacy is newer by 13 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1994 Subaru Vivio. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1994 Subaru Vivio would be higher. At 1,994 cc (4 cylinders), 2007 Subaru Legacy is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Subaru Legacy (242 HP @ 6400 RPM) has 199 more horse power than 1994 Subaru Vivio. (43 HP @ 6400 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Subaru Legacy should accelerate faster than 1994 Subaru Vivio. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Subaru Legacy weights approximately 1356 kg more than 1994 Subaru Vivio. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2007 Subaru Legacy is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1994 Subaru Vivio. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2007 Subaru Legacy will offer significantly more control. 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 Subaru Legacy (310 Nm @ 2400 RPM) has 256 more torque (in Nm) than 1994 Subaru Vivio. (54 Nm @ 3600 RPM). This means 2007 Subaru Legacy will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1994 Subaru Vivio. 2007 Subaru Legacy has automatic transmission and 1994 Subaru Vivio has manual transmission. 1994 Subaru Vivio will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2007 Subaru Legacy will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Subaru Legacy 1994 Subaru Vivio
Make Subaru Subaru
Model Legacy Vivio
Year Released 2007 1994
Body Type Sedan Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1994 cc 658 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type boxer in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 242 HP 43 HP
Engine RPM 6400 RPM 6400 RPM
Torque 310 Nm 54 Nm
Torque RPM 2400 RPM 3600 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 2010 kg 654 kg
Vehicle Length 4670 mm 3300 mm
Vehicle Width 1740 mm 1400 mm
Vehicle Height 1420 mm 1380 mm
Wheelbase Size 2680 mm 2320 mm


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