1976 Citroen CX vs. 1969 Citroen DS
To start off, 1976 Citroen CX is newer by 7 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1969 Citroen DS. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1969 Citroen DS would be higher. At 2,175 cc (4 cylinders), 1969 Citroen DS is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1969 Citroen DS (115 HP @ 5750 RPM) has 9 more horse power than 1976 Citroen CX. (106 HP @ 5500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1969 Citroen DS should accelerate faster than 1976 Citroen CX. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1969 Citroen DS weights approximately 185 kg more than 1976 Citroen CX. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.
Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear 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 Citroen CX||1969 Citroen DS|
|Engine Size||1985 cc||2175 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||4 cylinders||4 cylinders|
|Horse Power||106 HP||115 HP|
|Engine RPM||5500 RPM||5750 RPM|
|Number of Doors||4 doors||4 doors|
|Vehicle Weight||1265 kg||1450 kg|
|Vehicle Length||4670 mm||5000 mm|
|Vehicle Width||1770 mm||1800 mm|
|Vehicle Height||1370 mm||1540 mm|
|Wheelbase Size||2850 mm||3140 mm|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||68 L||65 L|