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1977 Chevrolet Citation vs. 2010 Nissan Frontier

To start off, 2010 Nissan Frontier is newer by 33 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 3,953 cc (6 cylinders), 2010 Nissan Frontier is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2010 Nissan Frontier weights approximately 292 kg more than 1977 Chevrolet Citation.

Because 2010 Nissan Frontier 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, 2010 Nissan Frontier 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 2010 Nissan Frontier
Make Chevrolet Nissan
Model Citation Frontier
Year Released 1977 2010
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2835 cc 3953 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Horse Power 0 HP 261 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front 4WD
Vehicle Weight 1150 kg 1442 kg
Vehicle Length 4490 mm 5230 mm
Vehicle Width 1740 mm 1860 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1780 mm
Wheelbase Size 2670 mm 3200 mm


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