1956 Citroen 11 vs. 2011 Honda CR-V

To start off, 2011 Honda CR-V is newer by 55 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1956 Citroen 11. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1956 Citroen 11 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 125 more horse power than 1956 Citroen 11. (55 HP @ 3200 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2011 Honda CR-V should accelerate faster than 1956 Citroen 11. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2011 Honda CR-V weights approximately 436 kg more than 1956 Citroen 11. 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 1956 Citroen 11 has manual transmission. 1956 Citroen 11 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:

1956 Citroen 11 2011 Honda CR-V
Make Citroen Honda
Model 11 CR-V
Year Released 1956 2011
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1911 cc 2400 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 55 HP 180 HP
Engine RPM 3200 RPM 6800 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1120 kg 1556 kg
Vehicle Length 4660 mm 4554 mm
Vehicle Width 1770 mm 1819 mm
Vehicle Height 1550 mm 1679 mm
Wheelbase Size 3100 mm 2619 mm


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