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1977 Honda Accord vs. 2009 Nissan Armada

To start off, 2009 Nissan Armada is newer by 32 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1977 Honda Accord. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1977 Honda Accord would be higher. At 5,551 cc (8 cylinders), 2009 Nissan Armada is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Nissan Armada (317 HP @ 5200 RPM) has 237 more horse power than 1977 Honda Accord. (80 HP @ 5300 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2009 Nissan Armada should accelerate faster than 1977 Honda Accord. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Nissan Armada weights approximately 552 kg more than 1977 Honda Accord. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2009 Nissan Armada is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1977 Honda Accord. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2009 Nissan Armada 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, 2009 Nissan Armada (522 Nm @ 3400 RPM) has 396 more torque (in Nm) than 1977 Honda Accord. (126 Nm @ 3700 RPM). This means 2009 Nissan Armada will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1977 Honda Accord.

Compare all specifications:

1977 Honda Accord 2009 Nissan Armada
Make Honda Nissan
Model Accord Armada
Year Released 1977 2009
Body Type Coupe SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1599 cc 5551 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 80 HP 317 HP
Engine RPM 5300 RPM 5200 RPM
Torque 126 Nm 522 Nm
Torque RPM 3700 RPM 3400 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 8.4:1 9.6:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front 4WD
Number of Seats 5 seats 8 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 890 kg 1442 kg
Vehicle Length 4350 mm 5280 mm
Vehicle Width 1630 mm 2020 mm
Vehicle Height 1370 mm 1990 mm
Wheelbase Size 2390 mm 3140 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 61 L 106 L


 

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