1957 Austin A 35 vs. 2011 Honda CR-V

To start off, 2011 Honda CR-V is newer by 54 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1957 Austin A 35. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1957 Austin A 35 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 146 more horse power than 1957 Austin A 35. (34 HP @ 4750 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2011 Honda CR-V should accelerate faster than 1957 Austin A 35. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2011 Honda CR-V weights approximately 866 kg more than 1957 Austin A 35. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Let's talk about torque, 2011 Honda CR-V (218 Nm @ 4400 RPM) has 150 more torque (in Nm) than 1957 Austin A 35. (68 Nm @ 2000 RPM). This means 2011 Honda CR-V will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1957 Austin A 35.

Compare all specifications:

1957 Austin A 35 2011 Honda CR-V
Make Austin Honda
Model A 35 CR-V
Year Released 1957 2011
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 948 cc 2400 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 34 HP 180 HP
Engine RPM 4750 RPM 6800 RPM
Torque 68 Nm 218 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 4400 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 690 kg 1556 kg
Vehicle Length 3470 mm 4554 mm
Vehicle Width 1410 mm 1819 mm
Vehicle Height 1490 mm 1679 mm
Wheelbase Size 2030 mm 2619 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 26 L 58 L


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