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1976 Citroen CX vs. 2005 Lancia Lybra

To start off, 2005 Lancia Lybra is newer by 29 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1976 Citroen CX. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1976 Citroen CX would be higher. At 2,387 cc (5 cylinders), 2005 Lancia Lybra is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Lancia Lybra (148 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 42 more horse power than 1976 Citroen CX. (106 HP @ 5500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Lancia Lybra should accelerate faster than 1976 Citroen CX. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Lancia Lybra weights approximately 180 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. Let's talk about torque, 2005 Lancia Lybra (309 Nm @ 1800 RPM) has 148 more torque (in Nm) than 1976 Citroen CX. (161 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2005 Lancia Lybra will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1976 Citroen CX.

Compare all specifications:

1976 Citroen CX 2005 Lancia Lybra
Make Citroen Lancia
Model CX Lybra
Year Released 1976 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1985 cc 2387 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 5 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 106 HP 148 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 161 Nm 309 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 1800 RPM
Engine Bore Size 83 mm 82 mm
Engine Stroke Size 88 mm 90.4 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.3:1 18.0:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1265 kg 1445 kg
Vehicle Length 4670 mm 4470 mm
Vehicle Width 1770 mm 1750 mm
Vehicle Height 1370 mm 1470 mm
Wheelbase Size 2850 mm 2600 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 68 L 60 L


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