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1977 Chevrolet Citation vs. 1996 Chevrolet Camaro

To start off, 1996 Chevrolet Camaro is newer by 19 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 6,276 cc (8 cylinders), 1996 Chevrolet Camaro is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1996 Chevrolet Camaro weights approximately 37 kg more than 1977 Chevrolet Citation.

Because 1996 Chevrolet Camaro 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 1996 Chevrolet Camaro. 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 1996 Chevrolet Camaro
Make Chevrolet Chevrolet
Model Citation Camaro
Year Released 1977 1996
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2835 cc 6276 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Horse Power 0 HP 435 HP
Drive Type Front Rear
Vehicle Weight 1150 kg 1187 kg
Vehicle Length 4490 mm 4910 mm
Vehicle Width 1740 mm 1890 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1310 mm
Wheelbase Size 2670 mm 2570 mm


 

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