1950 DKW F 89 vs. 2011 Honda CR-V

To start off, 2011 Honda CR-V is newer by 61 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1950 DKW F 89. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1950 DKW F 89 would be higher. At 2,400 cc (4 cylinders), 2011 Honda CR-V is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2011 Honda CR-V (180 HP @ 6800 RPM) has 156 more horse power than 1950 DKW F 89. (24 HP @ 4200 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2011 Honda CR-V should accelerate faster than 1950 DKW F 89. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2011 Honda CR-V weights approximately 696 kg more than 1950 DKW F 89. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

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. 2011 Honda CR-V has automatic transmission and 1950 DKW F 89 has manual transmission. 1950 DKW F 89 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:

1950 DKW F 89 2011 Honda CR-V
Make DKW Honda
Model F 89 CR-V
Year Released 1950 2011
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 684 cc 2400 cc
Engine Cylinders 2 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 24 HP 180 HP
Engine RPM 4200 RPM 6800 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Vehicle Weight 860 kg 1556 kg
Vehicle Length 4210 mm 4554 mm
Vehicle Width 1610 mm 1819 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1679 mm
Wheelbase Size 2360 mm 2619 mm


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