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1989 Honda Integra vs. 2012 Buick LaCrosse

To start off, 2012 Buick LaCrosse is newer by 23 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1989 Honda Integra. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1989 Honda Integra would be higher. At 2,400 cc (4 cylinders), 2012 Buick LaCrosse is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2012 Buick LaCrosse (182 HP) has 69 more horse power than 1989 Honda Integra. (113 HP) In normal driving conditions, 2012 Buick LaCrosse should accelerate faster than 1989 Honda Integra.

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. 2012 Buick LaCrosse has automatic transmission and 1989 Honda Integra has manual transmission. 1989 Honda Integra will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2012 Buick LaCrosse will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1989 Honda Integra 2012 Buick LaCrosse
Make Honda Buick
Model Integra LaCrosse
Year Released 1989 2012
Body Type Hatchback Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1500 cc 2400 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 113 HP 182 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline / Electric Hybrid
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual 6-speed shiftable automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Length 4285 mm 5001 mm
Vehicle Width 1665 mm 1857 mm
Vehicle Height 1290 mm 1504 mm
Wheelbase Size 2450 mm 2837 mm


 

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