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1977 Chevrolet Citation vs. 2012 Jeep Wrangler

To start off, 2012 Jeep Wrangler is newer by 35 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 3,600 cc (6 cylinders), 2012 Jeep Wrangler is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2012 Jeep Wrangler weights approximately 807 kg more than 1977 Chevrolet Citation.

Because 2012 Jeep Wrangler 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, 2012 Jeep Wrangler 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 2012 Jeep Wrangler
Make Chevrolet Jeep
Model Citation Wrangler
Year Released 1977 2012
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2835 cc 3600 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Horse Power 0 HP 285 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Flex Fuel
Drive Type Front 4WD
Vehicle Weight 1150 kg 1957 kg
Vehicle Length 4490 mm 4404 mm
Vehicle Width 1740 mm 1877 mm
Wheelbase Size 2670 mm 2946 mm


 

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