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1992 Eagle Summit vs. 2009 Honda Civic

To start off, 2009 Honda Civic is newer by 17 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1992 Eagle Summit. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1992 Eagle Summit would be higher. At 1,834 cc (4 cylinders), 1992 Eagle Summit is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Honda Civic (138 HP @ 6300 RPM) has 26 more horse power than 1992 Eagle Summit. (112 HP @ 6000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2009 Honda Civic should accelerate faster than 1992 Eagle Summit. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Honda Civic weights approximately 460 kg more than 1992 Eagle Summit. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2009 Honda Civic is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 2009 Honda Civic. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1992 Eagle Summit, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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, 2009 Honda Civic (174 Nm @ 4200 RPM) has 17 more torque (in Nm) than 1992 Eagle Summit. (157 Nm @ 4500 RPM). This means 2009 Honda Civic will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1992 Eagle Summit.

Compare all specifications:

1992 Eagle Summit 2009 Honda Civic
Make Eagle Honda
Model Summit Civic
Year Released 1992 2009
Body Type Station Wagon Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1834 cc 1799 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 112 HP 138 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 6300 RPM
Torque 157 Nm 174 Nm
Torque RPM 4500 RPM 4200 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1225 kg 1685 kg
Vehicle Length 4290 mm 4730 mm
Vehicle Width 1700 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1660 mm 1280 mm
Wheelbase Size 2530 mm 2710 mm


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