2012 Peugeot 5008 vs. 1983 Pontiac 6000

To start off, 2012 Peugeot 5008 is newer by 29 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1983 Pontiac 6000. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1983 Pontiac 6000 would be higher. At 2,474 cc (4 cylinders), 1983 Pontiac 6000 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2012 Peugeot 5008 (108 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 19 more horse power than 1983 Pontiac 6000. (89 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2012 Peugeot 5008 should accelerate faster than 1983 Pontiac 6000.

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, 2012 Peugeot 5008 (240 Nm @ 1750 RPM) has 57 more torque (in Nm) than 1983 Pontiac 6000. (183 Nm @ 2400 RPM). This means 2012 Peugeot 5008 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1983 Pontiac 6000.

Compare all specifications:

2012 Peugeot 5008 1983 Pontiac 6000
Make Peugeot Pontiac
Model 5008 6000
Year Released 2012 1983
Body Type Minivan Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1560 cc 2474 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 108 HP 89 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 240 Nm 183 Nm
Torque RPM 1750 RPM 2400 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 7 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Length 4530 mm 4920 mm
Vehicle Width 1835 mm 1840 mm
Vehicle Height 1640 mm 1380 mm
Wheelbase Size 2735 mm 2670 mm


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