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1977 Chevrolet Citation vs. 2008 Hyundai Sonata

To start off, 2008 Hyundai Sonata is newer by 31 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 3,342 cc (6 cylinders), 2008 Hyundai Sonata is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1977 Chevrolet Citation weights approximately 353 kg more than 2008 Hyundai Sonata.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. 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 2008 Hyundai Sonata
Make Chevrolet Hyundai
Model Citation Sonata
Year Released 1977 2008
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2835 cc 3342 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Horse Power 0 HP 234 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Vehicle Weight 1150 kg 797 kg
Vehicle Length 4490 mm 4800 mm
Vehicle Width 1740 mm 1840 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1480 mm
Wheelbase Size 2670 mm 2730 mm


 

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