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1970 Chevrolet Monte Carlo vs. 1995 Chevrolet Monte Carlo

To start off, 1995 Chevrolet Monte Carlo is newer by 25 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 245 kg more than 1995 Chevrolet Monte Carlo.

Because 1970 Chevrolet Monte Carlo 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 Monte Carlo. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1995 Chevrolet Monte Carlo, 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. 1995 Chevrolet Monte Carlo 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. 1995 Chevrolet Monte Carlo will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1970 Chevrolet Monte Carlo 1995 Chevrolet Monte Carlo
Make Chevrolet Chevrolet
Model Monte Carlo Monte Carlo
Year Released 1970 1995
Body Type Coupe Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 7442 cc 3350 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 0 HP 210 HP
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1805 kg 1560 kg
Vehicle Length 5260 mm 5100 mm
Vehicle Width 1930 mm 1850 mm
Vehicle Height 1350 mm 1370 mm
Wheelbase Size 2960 mm 2740 mm


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