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1968 Buick Riviera vs. 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee

To start off, 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee is newer by 44 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1968 Buick Riviera. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1968 Buick Riviera would be higher. At 7,050 cc (8 cylinders), 1968 Buick Riviera is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1968 Buick Riviera (305 HP) has 67 more horse power than 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee. (238 HP). In normal driving conditions, 1968 Buick Riviera should accelerate faster than 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee.

Because 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1968 Buick Riviera. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee 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, 1968 Buick Riviera (645 Nm) has 235 more torque (in Nm) than 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee. (410 Nm). This means 1968 Buick Riviera will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee.

Compare all specifications:

1968 Buick Riviera 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Make Buick Jeep
Model Riviera Grand Cherokee
Year Released 1968 2012
Body Type Coupe SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 7050 cc 2987 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 305 HP 238 HP
Torque 645 Nm 410 Nm
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Length 5370 mm 4859 mm
Vehicle Width 2020 mm 1958 mm
Vehicle Height 1370 mm 1755 mm
Wheelbase Size 3030 mm 2916 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 75 L 80 L


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