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1977 Chevrolet Citation vs. 1948 Jeep CJ2A

To start off, 1977 Chevrolet Citation is newer by 29 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1948 Jeep CJ2A. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1948 Jeep CJ2A would be higher. At 2,835 cc (6 cylinders), 1977 Chevrolet Citation is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1977 Chevrolet Citation weights approximately 40 kg more than 1948 Jeep CJ2A.

Because 1948 Jeep CJ2A is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1977 Chevrolet Citation. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1948 Jeep CJ2A will offer significantly more control. 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.

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1977 Chevrolet Citation 1948 Jeep CJ2A
Make Chevrolet Jeep
Model Citation CJ2A
Year Released 1977 1948
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2835 cc 2198 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 0 HP 59 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front 4WD
Vehicle Weight 1150 kg 1110 kg
Vehicle Length 4490 mm 3130 mm
Vehicle Width 1740 mm 1460 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1630 mm
Wheelbase Size 2670 mm 2040 mm


 

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