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1971 Holden Monaro vs. 1976 Buick Century

To start off, 1976 Buick Century is newer by 5 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1971 Holden Monaro. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1971 Holden Monaro would be higher. At 5,740 cc (8 cylinders), 1976 Buick Century is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1971 Holden Monaro (182 HP) has 7 more horse power than 1976 Buick Century. (175 HP). In normal driving conditions, 1971 Holden Monaro should accelerate faster than 1976 Buick Century.

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.

Compare all specifications:

1971 Holden Monaro 1976 Buick Century
Make Holden Buick
Model Monaro Century
Year Released 1971 1976
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4141 cc 5740 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 182 HP 175 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear


 

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