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2009 Citroen C6 vs. 1983 Renault Siete

To start off, 2009 Citroen C6 is newer by 26 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1983 Renault Siete. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1983 Renault Siete would be higher. At 2,720 cc (6 cylinders), 2009 Citroen C6 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Citroen C6 (201 HP) has 157 more horse power than 1983 Renault Siete. (44 HP). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Citroen C6 should accelerate faster than 1983 Renault Siete. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Citroen C6 weights approximately 1055 kg more than 1983 Renault Siete. 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. Let's talk about torque, 2009 Citroen C6 (440 Nm @ 1900 RPM) has 356 more torque (in Nm) than 1983 Renault Siete. (84 Nm @ 2000 RPM). This means 2009 Citroen C6 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1983 Renault Siete. 2009 Citroen C6 has automatic transmission and 1983 Renault Siete has manual transmission. 1983 Renault Siete will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2009 Citroen C6 will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Citroen C6 1983 Renault Siete
Make Citroen Renault
Model C6 Siete
Year Released 2009 1983
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2720 cc 1106 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 201 HP 44 HP
Torque 440 Nm 84 Nm
Torque RPM 1900 RPM 2000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 81 mm 70 mm
Engine Stroke Size 88 mm 72 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 17.3:1 9.5:1
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Vehicle Weight 1870 kg 815 kg
Vehicle Length 4910 mm 3900 mm
Vehicle Width 1870 mm 1530 mm
Vehicle Height 1470 mm 1430 mm
Wheelbase Size 2910 mm 2540 mm


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