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1977 Chevrolet Citation vs. 2008 Toyota RAV4

To start off, 2008 Toyota RAV4 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 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. 2008 Toyota RAV4 weights approximately 390 kg more than 1977 Chevrolet Citation.

Because 2008 Toyota RAV4 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, 2008 Toyota RAV4 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 2008 Toyota RAV4
Make Chevrolet Toyota
Model Citation RAV4
Year Released 1977 2008
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2835 cc 1998 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 0 HP 151 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type Front 4WD
Vehicle Weight 1150 kg 1540 kg
Vehicle Length 4490 mm 4400 mm
Vehicle Width 1740 mm 1820 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1690 mm
Wheelbase Size 2670 mm 2570 mm


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