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2009 Chrysler PT Cruiser vs. 1985 Chrysler Daytona

To start off, 2009 Chrysler PT Cruiser is newer by 24 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1985 Chrysler Daytona. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1985 Chrysler Daytona would be higher. At 2,199 cc (4 cylinders), 1985 Chrysler Daytona is equipped with a bigger engine.

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.

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2009 Chrysler PT Cruiser 1985 Chrysler Daytona
Make Chrysler Chrysler
Model PT Cruiser Daytona
Year Released 2009 1985
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1596 cc 2199 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 114 HP 0 HP
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats


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