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1970 Citroen Ami vs. 2005 Citroen C5

To start off, 2005 Citroen C5 is newer by 35 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1970 Citroen Ami. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1970 Citroen Ami would be higher. At 2,175 cc (4 cylinders), 2005 Citroen C5 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Citroen C5 (126 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 91 more horse power than 1970 Citroen Ami. (35 HP @ 5750 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Citroen C5 should accelerate faster than 1970 Citroen Ami. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Citroen C5 weights approximately 1046 kg more than 1970 Citroen Ami. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear 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.

Compare all specifications:

1970 Citroen Ami 2005 Citroen C5
Make Citroen Citroen
Model Ami C5
Year Released 1970 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 602 cc 2175 cc
Engine Cylinders 2 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 35 HP 126 HP
Engine RPM 5750 RPM 4000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 620 kg 1666 kg
Vehicle Length 3880 mm 4850 mm
Vehicle Width 1530 mm 1790 mm
Vehicle Height 1530 mm 1560 mm
Wheelbase Size 2410 mm 2860 mm


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