1977 Chevrolet Impala vs. 2011 Honda CR-V

To start off, 2011 Honda CR-V is newer by 34 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1977 Chevrolet Impala. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1977 Chevrolet Impala would be higher. At 4,389 cc (8 cylinders), 1977 Chevrolet Impala is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1977 Chevrolet Impala weights approximately 54 kg more than 2011 Honda CR-V.

Because 1977 Chevrolet Impala 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 1977 Chevrolet Impala. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2011 Honda CR-V, 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 Impala 2011 Honda CR-V
Make Chevrolet Honda
Model Impala CR-V
Year Released 1977 2011
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4389 cc 2400 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 0 HP 180 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1610 kg 1556 kg
Vehicle Length 5460 mm 4554 mm
Vehicle Width 2020 mm 1819 mm
Vehicle Height 1480 mm 1679 mm
Wheelbase Size 2960 mm 2619 mm


 

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