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1977 Chevrolet Citation vs. 2004 Ford Mustang

To start off, 2004 Ford Mustang is newer by 27 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 4,605 cc (8 cylinders), 2004 Ford Mustang is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2004 Ford Mustang weights approximately 368 kg more than 1977 Chevrolet Citation.

Because 2004 Ford Mustang 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 2004 Ford Mustang. 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 2004 Ford Mustang
Make Chevrolet Ford
Model Citation Mustang
Year Released 1977 2004
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2835 cc 4605 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Horse Power 0 HP 261 HP
Drive Type Front Rear
Vehicle Weight 1150 kg 1518 kg
Vehicle Length 4490 mm 4660 mm
Vehicle Width 1740 mm 1860 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1360 mm
Wheelbase Size 2670 mm 2580 mm


 

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