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1987 Citroen AX vs. 2005 Citroen C5

To start off, 2005 Citroen C5 is newer by 18 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1987 Citroen AX. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1987 Citroen AX would be higher. At 1,749 cc (4 cylinders), 2005 Citroen C5 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Citroen C5 (117 HP @ 5800 RPM) has 73 more horse power than 1987 Citroen AX. (44 HP @ 6000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Citroen C5 should accelerate faster than 1987 Citroen AX.

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 Citroen C5 (160 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 87 more torque (in Nm) than 1987 Citroen AX. (73 Nm @ 3700 RPM). This means 2005 Citroen C5 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1987 Citroen AX.

Compare all specifications:

1987 Citroen AX 2005 Citroen C5
Make Citroen Citroen
Model AX C5
Year Released 1987 2005
Body Type Hatchback Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 954 cc 1749 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 44 HP 117 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 5800 RPM
Torque 73 Nm 160 Nm
Torque RPM 3700 RPM 4000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 70 mm 83.1 mm
Engine Stroke Size 62 mm 81 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Length 3540 mm 4620 mm
Vehicle Width 1560 mm 1780 mm
Vehicle Height 1350 mm 1480 mm
Wheelbase Size 2290 mm 2760 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 80 L 66 L


 

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