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1970 Chevrolet Monte Carlo vs. 1977 Chevrolet Malibu

To start off, 1977 Chevrolet Malibu is newer by 7 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1970 Chevrolet Monte Carlo. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1970 Chevrolet Monte Carlo would be higher. At 7,442 cc (8 cylinders), 1970 Chevrolet Monte Carlo is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1970 Chevrolet Monte Carlo weights approximately 310 kg more than 1977 Chevrolet Malibu.

Both vehicles are rear wheel drive (RWD) - it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, both vehicles do the job better than front wheel drive vehicles. 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. 1977 Chevrolet Malibu has automatic transmission and 1970 Chevrolet Monte Carlo has manual transmission. 1970 Chevrolet Monte Carlo will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 1977 Chevrolet Malibu will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1970 Chevrolet Monte Carlo 1977 Chevrolet Malibu
Make Chevrolet Chevrolet
Model Monte Carlo Malibu
Year Released 1970 1977
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 7442 cc 5001 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 0 HP 0 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1805 kg 1495 kg
Vehicle Length 5260 mm 4900 mm
Vehicle Width 1930 mm 1830 mm
Vehicle Height 1350 mm 1390 mm
Wheelbase Size 2960 mm 2760 mm


 

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