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1974 Citroen CX vs. 2007 Peugeot Boxer

To start off, 2007 Peugeot Boxer is newer by 33 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1974 Citroen CX. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1974 Citroen CX would be higher. At 2,800 cc (4 cylinders), 2007 Peugeot Boxer is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Peugeot Boxer (124 HP @ 3600 RPM) has 29 more horse power than 1974 Citroen CX. (95 HP @ 3700 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2007 Peugeot Boxer should accelerate faster than 1974 Citroen CX.

Because 2007 Peugeot Boxer is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 2007 Peugeot Boxer. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1974 Citroen CX, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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, 2007 Peugeot Boxer (300 Nm @ 1800 RPM) has 84 more torque (in Nm) than 1974 Citroen CX. (216 Nm @ 2000 RPM). This means 2007 Peugeot Boxer will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1974 Citroen CX.

Compare all specifications:

1974 Citroen CX 2007 Peugeot Boxer
Make Citroen Peugeot
Model CX Boxer
Year Released 1974 2007
Engine Position Front Middle
Engine Size 2500 cc 2800 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 95 HP 124 HP
Engine RPM 3700 RPM 3600 RPM
Torque 216 Nm 300 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 1800 RPM
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 3 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 2 doors
Fuel Tank Capacity 68 L 80 L


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