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1952 Opel Kapitan vs. 2005 Honda Accord

To start off, 2005 Honda Accord is newer by 53 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1952 Opel Kapitan. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1952 Opel Kapitan would be higher. At 2,472 cc (6 cylinders), 1952 Opel Kapitan is equipped with a bigger engine.

Because 1952 Opel Kapitan 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 1952 Opel Kapitan. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2005 Honda Accord, 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. 2005 Honda Accord has automatic transmission and 1952 Opel Kapitan has manual transmission. 1952 Opel Kapitan will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2005 Honda Accord will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1952 Opel Kapitan 2005 Honda Accord
Make Opel Honda
Model Kapitan Accord
Year Released 1952 2005
Body Type Sedan Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2472 cc 2204 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 0 HP 138 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Length 4720 mm 4760 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1770 mm


 

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