1957 Fiat 1200 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 Fiat 1200. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1957 Fiat 1200 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) has 127 more horse power than 1957 Fiat 1200. (53 HP) In normal driving conditions, 2011 Honda CR-V should accelerate faster than 1957 Fiat 1200. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2011 Honda CR-V weights approximately 631 kg more than 1957 Fiat 1200. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1957 Fiat 1200 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 1957 Fiat 1200. 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. Let's talk about torque, 2011 Honda CR-V (218 Nm @ 4400 RPM) has 137 more torque (in Nm) than 1957 Fiat 1200. (81 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2011 Honda CR-V will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1957 Fiat 1200. 2011 Honda CR-V has automatic transmission and 1957 Fiat 1200 has manual transmission. 1957 Fiat 1200 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:

1957 Fiat 1200 2011 Honda CR-V
Make Fiat Honda
Model 1200 CR-V
Year Released 1957 2011
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1219 cc 2400 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 53 HP 180 HP
Torque 81 Nm 218 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 4400 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 925 kg 1556 kg
Vehicle Length 3930 mm 4554 mm
Vehicle Width 1460 mm 1819 mm
Vehicle Height 1470 mm 1679 mm
Wheelbase Size 2350 mm 2619 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 37 L 58 L


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