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1977 Chevrolet Citation vs. 2011 Volkswagen T5

To start off, 2011 Volkswagen T5 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 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. 2011 Volkswagen T5 weights approximately 1120 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 2011 Volkswagen T5
Make Chevrolet Volkswagen
Model Citation T5
Year Released 1977 2011
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2835 cc 1896 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 0 HP 104 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Front Front
Vehicle Weight 1150 kg 2270 kg
Vehicle Length 4490 mm 4900 mm
Vehicle Width 1740 mm 1980 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1910 mm
Wheelbase Size 2670 mm 3010 mm


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