1976 Buick Century vs. 1978 Buick Century
To start off, 1978 Buick Century is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1976 Buick Century. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1976 Buick Century would be higher. At 5,740 cc (8 cylinders), 1976 Buick Century is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1976 Buick Century (175 HP) has 71 more horse power than 1978 Buick Century. (104 HP). In normal driving conditions, 1976 Buick Century should accelerate faster than 1978 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:
|1976 Buick Century||1978 Buick Century|
|Body Type||Station Wagon||Sedan|
|Engine Size||5740 cc||3213 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||8 cylinders||6 cylinders|
|Horse Power||175 HP||104 HP|
|Number of Seats||5 seats||5 seats|
|Number of Doors||5 doors||4 doors|