1978 Chevrolet Nova vs. 1977 Chevrolet Citation
To start off, 1978 Chevrolet Nova is newer by 1 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 4,093 cc (6 cylinders), 1978 Chevrolet Nova is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1978 Chevrolet Nova weights approximately 340 kg more than 1977 Chevrolet Citation.
Because 1978 Chevrolet Nova 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 1978 Chevrolet Nova. 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:
|1978 Chevrolet Nova||1977 Chevrolet Citation|
|Engine Size||4093 cc||2835 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||6 cylinders||6 cylinders|
|Horse Power||108 HP||0 HP|
|Vehicle Weight||1490 kg||1150 kg|
|Vehicle Length||5000 mm||4490 mm|
|Vehicle Width||1840 mm||1740 mm|
|Vehicle Height||1360 mm||1360 mm|
|Wheelbase Size||2830 mm||2670 mm|