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1977 Chevrolet Citation vs. 2009 Volvo S80

To start off, 2009 Volvo S80 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 3,192 cc (6 cylinders), 2009 Volvo S80 is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Volvo S80 weights approximately 431 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 Volvo S80
Make Chevrolet Volvo
Model Citation S80
Year Released 1977 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2835 cc 3192 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 0 HP 235 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Vehicle Weight 1150 kg 1581 kg
Vehicle Length 4490 mm 4860 mm
Vehicle Width 1740 mm 1870 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1500 mm
Wheelbase Size 2670 mm 2840 mm


 

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