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1972 Chevrolet Blazer vs. 2005 Honda Accord

To start off, 2005 Honda Accord is newer by 33 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1972 Chevrolet Blazer. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1972 Chevrolet Blazer would be higher. At 4,093 cc (6 cylinders), 1972 Chevrolet Blazer is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Honda Accord (138 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 38 more horse power than 1972 Chevrolet Blazer. (100 HP @ 3600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Honda Accord should accelerate faster than 1972 Chevrolet Blazer. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1972 Chevrolet Blazer weights approximately 161 kg more than 2005 Honda Accord.

Because 1972 Chevrolet Blazer is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2005 Honda Accord. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1972 Chevrolet Blazer will offer significantly more control. 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. Let's talk about torque, 2005 Honda Accord (347 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 105 more torque (in Nm) than 1972 Chevrolet Blazer. (242 Nm @ 1600 RPM). This means 2005 Honda Accord will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1972 Chevrolet Blazer.

Compare all specifications:

1972 Chevrolet Blazer 2005 Honda Accord
Make Chevrolet Honda
Model Blazer Accord
Year Released 1972 2005
Body Type SUV Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4093 cc 2204 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 100 HP 138 HP
Engine RPM 3600 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 242 Nm 347 Nm
Torque RPM 1600 RPM 2000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1806 kg 1645 kg
Vehicle Length 4670 mm 4760 mm
Vehicle Width 2050 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1870 mm 1480 mm
Wheelbase Size 2710 mm 2630 mm


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