2009 Peugeot 307 vs. 1990 Peugeot 605

To start off, 2009 Peugeot 307 is newer by 19 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1990 Peugeot 605. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1990 Peugeot 605 would be higher. At 1,998 cc (4 cylinders), 1990 Peugeot 605 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Peugeot 307 (138 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 9 more horse power than 1990 Peugeot 605. (129 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Peugeot 307 should accelerate faster than 1990 Peugeot 605. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1990 Peugeot 605 weights approximately 71 kg more than 2009 Peugeot 307.

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 Peugeot 307 (200 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 21 more torque (in Nm) than 1990 Peugeot 605. (179 Nm @ 4800 RPM). This means 2009 Peugeot 307 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1990 Peugeot 605.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Peugeot 307 1990 Peugeot 605
Make Peugeot Peugeot
Model 307 605
Year Released 2009 1990
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1997 cc 1998 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 138 HP 129 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 200 Nm 179 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 4800 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1254 kg 1325 kg
Vehicle Length 4220 mm 4770 mm
Vehicle Width 1520 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1750 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2810 mm


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