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1977 Chevrolet Citation vs. 2005 Chevrolet Avalanche

To start off, 2005 Chevrolet Avalanche is newer by 28 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 5,326 cc (8 cylinders), 2005 Chevrolet Avalanche is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Chevrolet Avalanche weights approximately 1413 kg more than 1977 Chevrolet Citation.

Because 2005 Chevrolet Avalanche 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, 2005 Chevrolet Avalanche 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 2005 Chevrolet Avalanche
Make Chevrolet Chevrolet
Model Citation Avalanche
Year Released 1977 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2835 cc 5326 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Horse Power 0 HP 295 HP
Drive Type Front 4WD
Vehicle Weight 1150 kg 2563 kg
Vehicle Length 4490 mm 5640 mm
Vehicle Width 1740 mm 2030 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1880 mm
Wheelbase Size 2670 mm 3310 mm


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