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1987 Alfa Romeo Graduate vs. 1977 Chevrolet Citation

To start off, 1987 Alfa Romeo Graduate is newer by 10 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 2,835 cc (6 cylinders), 1977 Chevrolet Citation is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1987 Alfa Romeo Graduate weights approximately 100 kg more than 1977 Chevrolet Citation.

Because 1987 Alfa Romeo Graduate 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 1987 Alfa Romeo Graduate. 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:

1987 Alfa Romeo Graduate 1977 Chevrolet Citation
Make Alfa Romeo Chevrolet
Model Graduate Citation
Year Released 1987 1977
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1966 cc 2835 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 115 HP 0 HP
Drive Type Rear Front
Vehicle Weight 1250 kg 1150 kg
Vehicle Length 4290 mm 4490 mm
Vehicle Width 1630 mm 1740 mm
Vehicle Height 1250 mm 1360 mm
Wheelbase Size 2260 mm 2670 mm


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