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1977 Chevrolet Citation vs. 1977 Oldsmobile Cutlass

To start off, both 1977 Chevrolet Citation and 1977 Oldsmobile Cutlass were released in the same year (1977). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 3,790 cc (6 cylinders), 1977 Oldsmobile Cutlass is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1977 Oldsmobile Cutlass weights approximately 330 kg more than 1977 Chevrolet Citation.

Because 1977 Oldsmobile Cutlass 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 Oldsmobile Cutlass. 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 1977 Oldsmobile Cutlass
Make Chevrolet Oldsmobile
Model Citation Cutlass
Year Released 1977 1977
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2835 cc 3790 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 0 HP 0 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Rear
Vehicle Weight 1150 kg 1480 kg
Vehicle Length 4490 mm 5030 mm
Vehicle Width 1740 mm 1840 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1390 mm
Wheelbase Size 2670 mm 2760 mm


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