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1964 Fiat Cabriolet vs. 2005 Honda Accord

To start off, 2005 Honda Accord is newer by 41 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1964 Fiat Cabriolet. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1964 Fiat Cabriolet would be higher. At 2,204 cc (4 cylinders), 2005 Honda Accord is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Honda Accord (138 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 76 more horse power than 1964 Fiat Cabriolet. (62 HP @ 5300 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Honda Accord should accelerate faster than 1964 Fiat Cabriolet. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Honda Accord weights approximately 755 kg more than 1964 Fiat Cabriolet. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1964 Fiat Cabriolet 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 1964 Fiat Cabriolet. 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. Let's talk about torque, 2005 Honda Accord (347 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 253 more torque (in Nm) than 1964 Fiat Cabriolet. (94 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2005 Honda Accord will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1964 Fiat Cabriolet.

Compare all specifications:

1964 Fiat Cabriolet 2005 Honda Accord
Make Fiat Honda
Model Cabriolet Accord
Year Released 1964 2005
Body Type Convertible Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1221 cc 2204 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 62 HP 138 HP
Engine RPM 5300 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 94 Nm 347 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 2000 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 9.0:1 16.7:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Rear Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 890 kg 1645 kg
Vehicle Length 4040 mm 4760 mm
Vehicle Width 1530 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1310 mm 1480 mm
Wheelbase Size 2350 mm 2630 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 37 L 65 L


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