1977 Chevrolet Citation vs. 2009 Mercury Grand Marquis
To start off, 2009 Mercury Grand Marquis 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 4,606 cc (8 cylinders), 2009 Mercury Grand Marquis is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Mercury Grand Marquis weights approximately 682 kg more than 1977 Chevrolet Citation.
Because 2009 Mercury Grand Marquis is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 2009 Mercury Grand Marquis. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1977 Chevrolet Citation, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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 Mercury Grand Marquis|
|Engine Size||2835 cc||4606 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||6 cylinders||8 cylinders|
|Horse Power||0 HP||224 HP|
|Vehicle Weight||1150 kg||1832 kg|
|Vehicle Length||4490 mm||5390 mm|
|Vehicle Width||1740 mm||2000 mm|
|Vehicle Height||1360 mm||1440 mm|
|Wheelbase Size||2670 mm||2920 mm|