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1977 Toyota Carina vs. 2005 Honda Accord

To start off, 2005 Honda Accord is newer by 28 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1977 Toyota Carina. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1977 Toyota Carina would be higher. At 2,204 cc (4 cylinders), 2005 Honda Accord is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Honda Accord (138 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 36 more horse power than 1977 Toyota Carina. (102 HP @ 6000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Honda Accord should accelerate faster than 1977 Toyota Carina. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Honda Accord weights approximately 650 kg more than 1977 Toyota Carina. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1977 Toyota Carina 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 Toyota Carina. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2005 Honda Accord, 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. Let's talk about torque, 2005 Honda Accord (347 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 200 more torque (in Nm) than 1977 Toyota Carina. (147 Nm @ 4800 RPM). This means 2005 Honda Accord will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1977 Toyota Carina. 2005 Honda Accord has automatic transmission and 1977 Toyota Carina has manual transmission. 1977 Toyota Carina will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2005 Honda Accord will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1977 Toyota Carina 2005 Honda Accord
Make Toyota Honda
Model Carina Accord
Year Released 1977 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1586 cc 2204 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 102 HP 138 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 147 Nm 347 Nm
Torque RPM 4800 RPM 2000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 995 kg 1645 kg
Vehicle Length 4240 mm 4760 mm
Vehicle Width 1640 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1350 mm 1480 mm
Wheelbase Size 2510 mm 2630 mm


 

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