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1982 Chrysler New Yorker vs. 2005 Honda Accord

To start off, 2005 Honda Accord is newer by 23 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1982 Chrysler New Yorker. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1982 Chrysler New Yorker would be higher. At 2,213 cc (4 cylinders), 1982 Chrysler New Yorker is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1982 Chrysler New Yorker (143 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 5 more horse power than 2005 Honda Accord. (138 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1982 Chrysler New Yorker should accelerate faster than 2005 Honda Accord. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Honda Accord weights approximately 379 kg more than 1982 Chrysler New Yorker.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. 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 119 more torque (in Nm) than 1982 Chrysler New Yorker. (228 Nm @ 3600 RPM). This means 2005 Honda Accord will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1982 Chrysler New Yorker.

Compare all specifications:

1982 Chrysler New Yorker 2005 Honda Accord
Make Chrysler Honda
Model New Yorker Accord
Year Released 1982 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2213 cc 2204 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 143 HP 138 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 228 Nm 347 Nm
Torque RPM 3600 RPM 2000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1266 kg 1645 kg
Vehicle Length 4720 mm 4760 mm
Vehicle Width 1740 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1350 mm 1480 mm
Wheelbase Size 2630 mm 2630 mm


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