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1977 Chevrolet Citation vs. 2001 Mercedes-Benz G

To start off, 2001 Mercedes-Benz G is newer by 24 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 5,499 cc (8 cylinders), 2001 Mercedes-Benz G is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2001 Mercedes-Benz G weights approximately 255 kg more than 1977 Chevrolet Citation.

Because 2001 Mercedes-Benz G is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1977 Chevrolet Citation. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2001 Mercedes-Benz G will offer significantly more control. 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 2001 Mercedes-Benz G
Make Chevrolet Mercedes-Benz
Model Citation G
Year Released 1977 2001
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2835 cc 5499 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Horse Power 0 HP 95 HP
Drive Type Front 4WD
Vehicle Weight 1150 kg 1405 kg
Vehicle Length 4490 mm 4720 mm
Vehicle Width 1740 mm 1820 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1980 mm
Wheelbase Size 2670 mm 2970 mm


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