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1977 Chevrolet Citation vs. 1997 Citroen Xantia

To start off, 1997 Citroen Xantia is newer by 20 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 2,946 cc (6 cylinders), 1997 Citroen Xantia is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1997 Citroen Xantia weights approximately 302 kg more than 1977 Chevrolet Citation.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. 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 1997 Citroen Xantia
Make Chevrolet Citroen
Model Citation Xantia
Year Released 1977 1997
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2835 cc 2946 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 0 HP 190 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Vehicle Weight 1150 kg 1452 kg
Vehicle Length 4490 mm 4450 mm
Vehicle Width 1740 mm 1760 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1390 mm
Wheelbase Size 2670 mm 2750 mm


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