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2011 Mitsubishi Lancer vs. 1988 Alfa Romeo 164

To start off, 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer is newer by 23 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1988 Alfa Romeo 164. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1988 Alfa Romeo 164 would be higher. At 2,500 cc (4 cylinders), 1988 Alfa Romeo 164 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer (291 HP @ 6500 RPM) has 168 more horse power than 1988 Alfa Romeo 164. (123 HP @ 4200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer should accelerate faster than 1988 Alfa Romeo 164.

Because 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer is all wheel drive (AWD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1988 Alfa Romeo 164. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer 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, 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer (406 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 112 more torque (in Nm) than 1988 Alfa Romeo 164. (294 Nm @ 2000 RPM). This means 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1988 Alfa Romeo 164.

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2011 Mitsubishi Lancer 1988 Alfa Romeo 164
Make Mitsubishi Alfa Romeo
Model Lancer 164
Year Released 2011 1988
Body Type Sedan Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2000 cc 2500 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 291 HP 123 HP
Engine RPM 6500 RPM 4200 RPM
Torque 406 Nm 294 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 2000 RPM
Drive Type AWD Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Length 4496 mm 4560 mm
Vehicle Width 1811 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1481 mm 1410 mm
Wheelbase Size 2649 mm 2670 mm
Fuel Consumption Highway 10.7 L/100km 6.5 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 13.8 L/100km 8.6 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 55 L 70 L


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