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1977 Chevrolet Citation vs. 2000 Mercedes-Benz C

To start off, 2000 Mercedes-Benz C is newer by 23 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. 2000 Mercedes-Benz C weights approximately 435 kg more than 1977 Chevrolet Citation.

Because 2000 Mercedes-Benz C 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 2000 Mercedes-Benz C. 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 2000 Mercedes-Benz C
Make Chevrolet Mercedes-Benz
Model Citation C
Year Released 1977 2000
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2835 cc 2683 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 5 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 0 HP 168 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Front Rear
Vehicle Weight 1150 kg 1585 kg
Vehicle Length 4490 mm 4620 mm
Vehicle Width 1740 mm 1750 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 2670 mm 2720 mm


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