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1977 Chevrolet Citation vs. 2009 Mazda 3

To start off, 2009 Mazda 3 is newer by 32 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. 2009 Mazda 3 weights approximately 110 kg more than 1977 Chevrolet Citation.

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 2009 Mazda 3
Make Chevrolet Mazda
Model Citation 3
Year Released 1977 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2835 cc 1560 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 0 HP 108 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Front Front
Vehicle Weight 1150 kg 1260 kg
Vehicle Length 4490 mm 4430 mm
Vehicle Width 1740 mm 1760 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1470 mm
Wheelbase Size 2670 mm 2650 mm


 

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