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1977 Chevrolet Citation vs. 2013 Smart Fortwo

To start off, 2013 Smart Fortwo is newer by 36 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.

Because 2013 Smart Fortwo 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 2013 Smart Fortwo. 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 2013 Smart Fortwo
Make Chevrolet Smart
Model Citation Fortwo
Year Released 1977 2013
Engine Position Front Rear
Engine Size 2835 cc 1000 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 3 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 0 HP 71 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Rear


 

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