1977 Chevrolet Monte Carlo vs. 2004 Lincoln Aviator

To start off, 2004 Lincoln Aviator is newer by 27 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1977 Chevrolet Monte Carlo. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1977 Chevrolet Monte Carlo would be higher. At 5,002 cc (8 cylinders), 1977 Chevrolet Monte Carlo is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2004 Lincoln Aviator (302 HP) has 157 more horse power than 1977 Chevrolet Monte Carlo. (145 HP) In normal driving conditions, 2004 Lincoln Aviator should accelerate faster than 1977 Chevrolet Monte Carlo. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2004 Lincoln Aviator weights approximately 827 kg more than 1977 Chevrolet Monte Carlo. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2004 Lincoln Aviator is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1977 Chevrolet Monte Carlo. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2004 Lincoln Aviator 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. Let's talk about torque, 2004 Lincoln Aviator (407 Nm) has 75 more torque (in Nm) than 1977 Chevrolet Monte Carlo. (332 Nm). This means 2004 Lincoln Aviator will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1977 Chevrolet Monte Carlo.

Compare all specifications:

1977 Chevrolet Monte Carlo 2004 Lincoln Aviator
Make Chevrolet Lincoln
Model Monte Carlo Aviator
Year Released 1977 2004
Body Type Coupe SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5002 cc 4605 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Horse Power 145 HP 302 HP
Torque 332 Nm 407 Nm
Engine Bore Size 94.9 mm 90 mm
Engine Stroke Size 88.4 mm 90 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 8.4:1 10.0:1
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Number of Seats 5 seats 6 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1430 kg 2257 kg
Vehicle Length 5100 mm 4920 mm
Vehicle Width 1820 mm 1880 mm
Vehicle Height 1380 mm 1820 mm
Wheelbase Size 2750 mm 2910 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 66 L 85 L


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