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1977 Chevrolet Citation vs. 2011 Cadillac CTS

To start off, 2011 Cadillac CTS is newer by 34 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 3,000 cc (6 cylinders), 2011 Cadillac CTS is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2011 Cadillac CTS weights approximately 606 kg more than 1977 Chevrolet Citation.

Because 2011 Cadillac CTS 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 2011 Cadillac CTS. 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 2011 Cadillac CTS
Make Chevrolet Cadillac
Model Citation CTS
Year Released 1977 2011
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2835 cc 3000 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Horse Power 0 HP 270 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Rear
Vehicle Weight 1150 kg 1756 kg
Vehicle Length 4490 mm 4859 mm
Vehicle Width 1740 mm 1842 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1473 mm
Wheelbase Size 2670 mm 2880 mm


 

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