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1977 Chevrolet Citation vs. 2012 Volvo XC90

To start off, 2012 Volvo XC90 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 3,200 cc (6 cylinders), 2012 Volvo XC90 is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2012 Volvo XC90 weights approximately 1005 kg more than 1977 Chevrolet Citation.

Because 2012 Volvo XC90 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 Volvo XC90 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 Volvo XC90
Make Chevrolet Volvo
Model Citation XC90
Year Released 1977 2012
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2835 cc 3200 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 0 HP 240 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front 4WD
Vehicle Weight 1150 kg 2155 kg
Vehicle Length 4490 mm 4808 mm
Vehicle Width 1740 mm 1897 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1783 mm
Wheelbase Size 2670 mm 2860 mm


 

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