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2009 Lada Kalina vs. 1995 Lada Niva

To start off, 2009 Lada Kalina is newer by 14 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1995 Lada Niva. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1995 Lada Niva would be higher. At 1,774 cc (4 cylinders), 1995 Lada Niva is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1995 Lada Niva (78 HP @ 4800 RPM) has 20 more horse power than 2009 Lada Kalina. (58 HP @ 5200 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1995 Lada Niva should accelerate faster than 2009 Lada Kalina.

Because 1995 Lada Niva is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2009 Lada Kalina. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1995 Lada Niva 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, 1995 Lada Niva (131 Nm @ 3000 RPM) has 11 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Lada Kalina. (120 Nm @ 2500 RPM). This means 1995 Lada Niva will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Lada Kalina.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Lada Kalina 1995 Lada Niva
Make Lada Lada
Model Kalina Niva
Year Released 2009 1995
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1595 cc 1774 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 58 HP 78 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 4800 RPM
Torque 120 Nm 131 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 3000 RPM
Drive Type Front 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Length 4050 mm 4230 mm
Vehicle Width 1710 mm 1690 mm
Vehicle Height 1510 mm 1650 mm
Wheelbase Size 2480 mm 2710 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 50 L 42 L


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