1977 Cadillac Seville vs. 2011 Honda CR-V

To start off, 2011 Honda CR-V is newer by 34 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1977 Cadillac Seville. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1977 Cadillac Seville would be higher. At 5,735 cc (8 cylinders), 1977 Cadillac Seville is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2011 Honda CR-V (180 HP @ 6800 RPM) has 2 more horse power than 1977 Cadillac Seville. (178 HP @ 4400 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2011 Honda CR-V should accelerate faster than 1977 Cadillac Seville. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1977 Cadillac Seville weights approximately 344 kg more than 2011 Honda CR-V.

Because 1977 Cadillac Seville 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 1977 Cadillac Seville. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2011 Honda CR-V, 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, 1977 Cadillac Seville (372 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 154 more torque (in Nm) than 2011 Honda CR-V. (218 Nm @ 4400 RPM). This means 1977 Cadillac Seville will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2011 Honda CR-V.

Compare all specifications:

1977 Cadillac Seville 2011 Honda CR-V
Make Cadillac Honda
Model Seville CR-V
Year Released 1977 2011
Body Type Sedan SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5735 cc 2400 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 178 HP 180 HP
Engine RPM 4400 RPM 6800 RPM
Torque 372 Nm 218 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 4400 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1900 kg 1556 kg
Vehicle Length 5190 mm 4554 mm
Vehicle Width 1830 mm 1819 mm
Vehicle Height 1400 mm 1679 mm
Wheelbase Size 2910 mm 2619 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 79 L 58 L