1970 Chevrolet Monte Carlo vs. 1996 Chevrolet Caprice
To start off, 1996 Chevrolet Caprice is newer by 26 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. 1996 Chevrolet Caprice weights approximately 225 kg more than 1970 Chevrolet Monte Carlo.
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. 1996 Chevrolet Caprice 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. 1996 Chevrolet Caprice will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.
Compare all specifications:
|1970 Chevrolet Monte Carlo||1996 Chevrolet Caprice|
|Body Type||Coupe||Station Wagon|
|Engine Size||7442 cc||4312 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||8 cylinders||8 cylinders|
|Horse Power||0 HP||197 HP|
|Number of Seats||5 seats||5 seats|
|Vehicle Weight||1805 kg||2030 kg|
|Vehicle Length||5260 mm||5530 mm|
|Vehicle Width||1930 mm||2030 mm|
|Vehicle Height||1350 mm||1550 mm|
|Wheelbase Size||2960 mm||2950 mm|