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1967 Buick Riviera vs. 2005 Honda Accord

To start off, 2005 Honda Accord is newer by 38 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1967 Buick Riviera. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1967 Buick Riviera would be higher. At 7,048 cc (8 cylinders), 1967 Buick Riviera is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1967 Buick Riviera (305 HP @ 5000 RPM) has 167 more horse power than 2005 Honda Accord. (138 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1967 Buick Riviera should accelerate faster than 2005 Honda Accord. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1967 Buick Riviera weights approximately 255 kg more than 2005 Honda Accord. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1967 Buick Riviera 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 1967 Buick Riviera. 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.

Compare all specifications:

1967 Buick Riviera 2005 Honda Accord
Make Buick Honda
Model Riviera Accord
Year Released 1967 2005
Body Type Coupe Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 7048 cc 2204 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 305 HP 138 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 4000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1900 kg 1645 kg
Vehicle Length 5370 mm 4760 mm
Vehicle Width 2020 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1370 mm 1480 mm
Wheelbase Size 3030 mm 2630 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 75 L 65 L


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