1989 Beijing BJ 2021 vs. 2005 Honda Legend

To start off, 2005 Honda Legend is newer by 16 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1989 Beijing BJ 2021. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1989 Beijing BJ 2021 would be higher. At 3,474 cc (6 cylinders), 2005 Honda Legend is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Honda Legend (296 HP @ 5200 RPM) has 195 more horse power than 1989 Beijing BJ 2021. (101 HP @ 5000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Honda Legend should accelerate faster than 1989 Beijing BJ 2021. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Honda Legend weights approximately 284 kg more than 1989 Beijing BJ 2021. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1989 Beijing BJ 2021 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2005 Honda Legend. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1989 Beijing BJ 2021 will offer significantly more control. 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 Legend (303 Nm @ 2800 RPM) has 124 more torque (in Nm) than 1989 Beijing BJ 2021. (179 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 2005 Honda Legend will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1989 Beijing BJ 2021. 2005 Honda Legend has automatic transmission and 1989 Beijing BJ 2021 has manual transmission. 1989 Beijing BJ 2021 will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2005 Honda Legend will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1989 Beijing BJ 2021 2005 Honda Legend
Make Beijing Honda
Model BJ 2021 Legend
Year Released 1989 2005
Engine Size 2466 cc 3474 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 101 HP 296 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 5200 RPM
Torque 179 Nm 303 Nm
Torque RPM 2800 RPM 2800 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Vehicle Weight 1480 kg 1764 kg
Vehicle Length 4290 mm 4990 mm
Vehicle Width 1800 mm 1820 mm
Vehicle Height 1620 mm 1440 mm
Wheelbase Size 2580 mm 2920 mm


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