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1964 Jeep CJ5 vs. 2005 Pontiac Grand Prix

To start off, 2005 Pontiac Grand Prix is newer by 41 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1964 Jeep CJ5. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1964 Jeep CJ5 would be higher. At 3,786 cc (6 cylinders), 2005 Pontiac Grand Prix is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Pontiac Grand Prix (200 HP) has 141 more horse power than 1964 Jeep CJ5. (59 HP) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Pontiac Grand Prix should accelerate faster than 1964 Jeep CJ5. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Pontiac Grand Prix weights approximately 547 kg more than 1964 Jeep CJ5. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1964 Jeep CJ5 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2005 Pontiac Grand Prix. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1964 Jeep CJ5 will offer significantly more control. 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 Pontiac Grand Prix (298 Nm) has 153 more torque (in Nm) than 1964 Jeep CJ5. (145 Nm). This means 2005 Pontiac Grand Prix will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1964 Jeep CJ5.

Compare all specifications:

1964 Jeep CJ5 2005 Pontiac Grand Prix
Make Jeep Pontiac
Model CJ5 Grand Prix
Year Released 1964 2005
Body Type SUV Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2197 cc 3786 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 59 HP 200 HP
Torque 145 Nm 298 Nm
Drive Type 4WD Front
Vehicle Weight 1030 kg 1577 kg
Vehicle Length 3520 mm 5040 mm
Vehicle Width 1550 mm 1830 mm
Vehicle Height 1740 mm 1430 mm
Wheelbase Size 2060 mm 2810 mm


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