1990 Volkswagen Corrado vs. 2011 Honda CR-V

To start off, 2011 Honda CR-V is newer by 21 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1990 Volkswagen Corrado. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1990 Volkswagen Corrado would be higher. At 2,400 cc (4 cylinders), 2011 Honda CR-V is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2011 Honda CR-V (180 HP @ 6800 RPM) has 46 more horse power than 1990 Volkswagen Corrado. (134 HP @ 6300 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2011 Honda CR-V should accelerate faster than 1990 Volkswagen Corrado. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2011 Honda CR-V weights approximately 466 kg more than 1990 Volkswagen Corrado. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

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, 2011 Honda CR-V (218 Nm @ 4400 RPM) has 63 more torque (in Nm) than 1990 Volkswagen Corrado. (155 Nm @ 4800 RPM). This means 2011 Honda CR-V will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1990 Volkswagen Corrado.

Compare all specifications:

1990 Volkswagen Corrado 2011 Honda CR-V
Make Volkswagen Honda
Model Corrado CR-V
Year Released 1990 2011
Body Type Hatchback SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1781 cc 2400 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 134 HP 180 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 6800 RPM
Torque 155 Nm 218 Nm
Torque RPM 4800 RPM 4400 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1090 kg 1556 kg
Vehicle Length 4060 mm 4554 mm
Vehicle Width 1690 mm 1819 mm
Vehicle Height 1330 mm 1679 mm
Wheelbase Size 2480 mm 2619 mm


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