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1970 Nissan Cedric vs. 2002 Acura CL

To start off, 2002 Acura CL is newer by 32 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1970 Nissan Cedric. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1970 Nissan Cedric would be higher. At 3,210 cc (6 cylinders), 2002 Acura CL is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2002 Acura CL (260 HP @ 6900 RPM) has 146 more horse power than 1970 Nissan Cedric. (114 HP @ 5200 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2002 Acura CL should accelerate faster than 1970 Nissan Cedric. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2002 Acura CL weights approximately 290 kg more than 1970 Nissan Cedric. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Let's talk about torque, 2002 Acura CL (315 Nm @ 3500 RPM) has 150 more torque (in Nm) than 1970 Nissan Cedric. (165 Nm @ 4400 RPM). This means 2002 Acura CL will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1970 Nissan Cedric.

Compare all specifications:

1970 Nissan Cedric 2002 Acura CL
Make Nissan Acura
Model Cedric CL
Year Released 1970 2002
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1998 cc 3210 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 114 HP 260 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 6900 RPM
Torque 165 Nm 315 Nm
Torque RPM 4400 RPM 3500 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Vehicle Weight 1290 kg 1580 kg
Vehicle Length 4700 mm 4880 mm
Vehicle Width 1700 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1470 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 2700 mm 2580 mm


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