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1977 Chevrolet Citation vs. 1975 Pontiac Bonneville

To start off, 1977 Chevrolet Citation is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1975 Pontiac Bonneville. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1975 Pontiac Bonneville would be higher. At 6,556 cc (8 cylinders), 1975 Pontiac Bonneville is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1975 Pontiac Bonneville weights approximately 955 kg more than 1977 Chevrolet Citation.

Because 1975 Pontiac Bonneville 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 1975 Pontiac Bonneville. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1977 Chevrolet Citation, 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.

Compare all specifications:

1977 Chevrolet Citation 1975 Pontiac Bonneville
Make Chevrolet Pontiac
Model Citation Bonneville
Year Released 1977 1975
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2835 cc 6556 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 0 HP 168 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Rear
Vehicle Weight 1150 kg 2105 kg
Vehicle Length 4490 mm 5750 mm
Vehicle Width 1740 mm 2030 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1380 mm
Wheelbase Size 2670 mm 3140 mm


 

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