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2009 Lada Kalina vs. 1994 Lada Samara

To start off, 2009 Lada Kalina is newer by 15 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1994 Lada Samara. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1994 Lada Samara would be higher. At 1,595 cc (4 cylinders), 2009 Lada Kalina is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1994 Lada Samara (64 HP @ 5550 RPM) has 6 more horse power than 2009 Lada Kalina. (58 HP @ 5200 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1994 Lada Samara should accelerate faster than 2009 Lada Kalina. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Lada Kalina weights approximately 156 kg more than 1994 Lada Samara.

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 Lada Kalina (120 Nm @ 2500 RPM) has 22 more torque (in Nm) than 1994 Lada Samara. (98 Nm @ 3500 RPM). This means 2009 Lada Kalina will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1994 Lada Samara.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Lada Kalina 1994 Lada Samara
Make Lada Lada
Model Kalina Samara
Year Released 2009 1994
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1595 cc 1288 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 58 HP 64 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 5550 RPM
Torque 120 Nm 98 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 3500 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1080 kg 924 kg
Vehicle Length 4050 mm 4220 mm
Vehicle Width 1710 mm 1630 mm
Vehicle Height 1510 mm 1370 mm
Wheelbase Size 2480 mm 2470 mm


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