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1970 Chevrolet Camaro vs. 2005 Honda Accord

To start off, 2005 Honda Accord is newer by 35 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1970 Chevrolet Camaro. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1970 Chevrolet Camaro would be higher. At 5,025 cc (8 cylinders), 1970 Chevrolet Camaro is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Honda Accord (138 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 8 more horse power than 1970 Chevrolet Camaro. (130 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Honda Accord should accelerate faster than 1970 Chevrolet Camaro. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Honda Accord weights approximately 127 kg more than 1970 Chevrolet Camaro. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1970 Chevrolet Camaro 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 1970 Chevrolet Camaro. 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 29 more torque (in Nm) than 1970 Chevrolet Camaro. (318 Nm @ 2400 RPM). This means 2005 Honda Accord will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1970 Chevrolet Camaro.

Compare all specifications:

1970 Chevrolet Camaro 2005 Honda Accord
Make Chevrolet Honda
Model Camaro Accord
Year Released 1970 2005
Body Type Coupe Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5025 cc 2204 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 130 HP 138 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 318 Nm 347 Nm
Torque RPM 2400 RPM 2000 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 8.5:1 16.7:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Rear Front
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1518 kg 1645 kg
Vehicle Length 4790 mm 4760 mm
Vehicle Width 1900 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1260 mm 1480 mm
Wheelbase Size 2760 mm 2630 mm


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