1961 Chrysler New Yorker vs. 2011 Honda CR-V

To start off, 2011 Honda CR-V is newer by 50 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1961 Chrysler New Yorker. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1961 Chrysler New Yorker would be higher. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1961 Chrysler New Yorker weights approximately 334 kg more than 2011 Honda CR-V.

Because 1961 Chrysler New Yorker 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 1961 Chrysler New Yorker. 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.

Compare all specifications:

1961 Chrysler New Yorker 2011 Honda CR-V
Make Chrysler Honda
Model New Yorker CR-V
Year Released 1961 2011
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 0 HP 180 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1890 kg 1556 kg
Vehicle Length 5620 mm 4554 mm
Vehicle Width 2020 mm 1819 mm
Vehicle Height 1420 mm 1679 mm
Wheelbase Size 3210 mm 2619 mm


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