2011 Mazda 6 vs. 1980 GAZ 24
To start off, 2011 Mazda 6 is newer by 31 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1980 GAZ 24. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1980 GAZ 24 would be higher. At 2,500 cc (4 cylinders), 2011 Mazda 6 is equipped with a bigger engine.
Because 1980 GAZ 24 is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 1980 GAZ 24. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2011 Mazda 6, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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.
Compare all specifications:
|2011 Mazda 6||1980 GAZ 24|
|Engine Size||2500 cc||2445 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||4 cylinders||4 cylinders|
|Valves per Cylinder||4 valves||2 valves|
|Horse Power||170 HP||0 HP|
|Transmission Type||5-speed automatic||Automatic|
|Number of Seats||5 seats||5 seats|
|Number of Doors||4 doors||4 doors|
|Fuel Consumption||7.8 L/100km||10 L/100km|
|Fuel Consumption City||11.2 L/100km||13 L/100km|