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1977 Chevrolet Citation vs. 1980 Kia Brisa

To start off, 1980 Kia Brisa is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1977 Chevrolet Citation. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1977 Chevrolet Citation 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 360 kg more than 1980 Kia Brisa.

Because 1980 Kia Brisa 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 1980 Kia Brisa. 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 1980 Kia Brisa
Make Chevrolet Kia
Model Citation Brisa
Year Released 1977 1980
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2835 cc 983 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 0 HP 53 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Rear
Vehicle Weight 1150 kg 790 kg
Vehicle Length 4490 mm 3860 mm
Vehicle Width 1740 mm 1550 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1400 mm
Wheelbase Size 2670 mm 2270 mm


 

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