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1977 Chevrolet Citation vs. 2006 Volvo XC70

To start off, 2006 Volvo XC70 is newer by 29 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. 2006 Volvo XC70 weights approximately 528 kg more than 1977 Chevrolet Citation.

Because 2006 Volvo XC70 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, 2006 Volvo XC70 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 2006 Volvo XC70
Make Chevrolet Volvo
Model Citation XC70
Year Released 1977 2006
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2835 cc 2524 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 5 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 0 HP 208 HP
Drive Type Front 4WD
Vehicle Weight 1150 kg 1678 kg
Vehicle Length 4490 mm 4740 mm
Vehicle Width 1740 mm 1870 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1570 mm
Wheelbase Size 2670 mm 2770 mm


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