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1992 Holden Apollo vs. 2005 Honda Accord

To start off, 2005 Honda Accord is newer by 13 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1992 Holden Apollo. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1992 Holden Apollo would be higher. At 2,204 cc (4 cylinders), 2005 Honda Accord is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Honda Accord (138 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 20 more horse power than 1992 Holden Apollo. (118 HP @ 5200 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Honda Accord should accelerate faster than 1992 Holden Apollo. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Honda Accord weights approximately 440 kg more than 1992 Holden Apollo. 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, 2005 Honda Accord (347 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 175 more torque (in Nm) than 1992 Holden Apollo. (172 Nm @ 4400 RPM). This means 2005 Honda Accord will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1992 Holden Apollo. 2005 Honda Accord has automatic transmission and 1992 Holden Apollo has manual transmission. 1992 Holden Apollo will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2005 Honda Accord will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1992 Holden Apollo 2005 Honda Accord
Make Holden Honda
Model Apollo Accord
Year Released 1992 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1998 cc 2204 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 118 HP 138 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 172 Nm 347 Nm
Torque RPM 4400 RPM 2000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Vehicle Weight 1205 kg 1645 kg
Vehicle Length 4510 mm 4760 mm
Vehicle Width 1720 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1410 mm 1480 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2630 mm


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