1948 Alfa Romeo 6C vs. 2011 Honda CR-V

To start off, 2011 Honda CR-V is newer by 63 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1948 Alfa Romeo 6C. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1948 Alfa Romeo 6C would be higher. At 2,443 cc (6 cylinders), 1948 Alfa Romeo 6C is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2011 Honda CR-V (180 HP @ 6800 RPM) has 76 more horse power than 1948 Alfa Romeo 6C. (104 HP @ 4800 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2011 Honda CR-V should accelerate faster than 1948 Alfa Romeo 6C. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2011 Honda CR-V weights approximately 156 kg more than 1948 Alfa Romeo 6C. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1948 Alfa Romeo 6C 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 1948 Alfa Romeo 6C. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2011 Honda CR-V, 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. 2011 Honda CR-V has automatic transmission and 1948 Alfa Romeo 6C has manual transmission. 1948 Alfa Romeo 6C will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2011 Honda CR-V will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1948 Alfa Romeo 6C 2011 Honda CR-V
Make Alfa Romeo Honda
Model 6C CR-V
Year Released 1948 2011
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2443 cc 2400 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 104 HP 180 HP
Engine RPM 4800 RPM 6800 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1400 kg 1556 kg
Vehicle Length 4690 mm 4554 mm
Vehicle Width 1910 mm 1819 mm
Vehicle Height 1510 mm 1679 mm
Wheelbase Size 2710 mm 2619 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 77 L 58 L


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