1989 Chevrolet Blazer vs. 2011 Honda CR-V

To start off, 2011 Honda CR-V is newer by 22 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1989 Chevrolet Blazer. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1989 Chevrolet Blazer would be higher. At 5,009 cc (8 cylinders), 1989 Chevrolet Blazer is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1989 Chevrolet Blazer (208 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 28 more horse power than 2011 Honda CR-V. (180 HP @ 6800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1989 Chevrolet Blazer should accelerate faster than 2011 Honda CR-V. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1989 Chevrolet Blazer weights approximately 324 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 1989 Chevrolet Blazer is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2011 Honda CR-V. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1989 Chevrolet Blazer 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, 1989 Chevrolet Blazer (407 Nm @ 2800 RPM) has 189 more torque (in Nm) than 2011 Honda CR-V. (218 Nm @ 4400 RPM). This means 1989 Chevrolet Blazer will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2011 Honda CR-V.

Compare all specifications:

1989 Chevrolet Blazer 2011 Honda CR-V
Make Chevrolet Honda
Model Blazer CR-V
Year Released 1989 2011
Body Type SUV SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5009 cc 2400 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 208 HP 180 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 6800 RPM
Torque 407 Nm 218 Nm
Torque RPM 2800 RPM 4400 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1880 kg 1556 kg
Vehicle Length 4670 mm 4554 mm
Vehicle Width 2050 mm 1819 mm
Vehicle Height 1870 mm 1679 mm
Wheelbase Size 2710 mm 2619 mm


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