1980 Maserati Quattroporte vs. 2011 Honda CR-V

To start off, 2011 Honda CR-V is newer by 31 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1980 Maserati Quattroporte. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1980 Maserati Quattroporte would be higher. At 4,136 cc (8 cylinders), 1980 Maserati Quattroporte is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1980 Maserati Quattroporte (267 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 87 more horse power than 2011 Honda CR-V. (180 HP @ 6800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1980 Maserati Quattroporte should accelerate faster than 2011 Honda CR-V. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1980 Maserati Quattroporte weights approximately 344 kg more than 2011 Honda CR-V. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1980 Maserati Quattroporte 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 1980 Maserati Quattroporte. 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. 2011 Honda CR-V has automatic transmission and 1980 Maserati Quattroporte has manual transmission. 1980 Maserati Quattroporte will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2011 Honda CR-V will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1980 Maserati Quattroporte 2011 Honda CR-V
Make Maserati Honda
Model Quattroporte CR-V
Year Released 1980 2011
Body Type Sedan SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4136 cc 2400 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 267 HP 180 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 6800 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1900 kg 1556 kg
Vehicle Length 4990 mm 4554 mm
Vehicle Width 1800 mm 1819 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1679 mm
Wheelbase Size 2810 mm 2619 mm


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