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1993 Dodge Caravan vs. 2005 Honda Accord

To start off, 2005 Honda Accord is newer by 12 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1993 Dodge Caravan. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1993 Dodge Caravan would be higher. At 2,501 cc (4 cylinders), 1993 Dodge Caravan is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Honda Accord (138 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 38 more horse power than 1993 Dodge Caravan. (100 HP @ 4800 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Honda Accord should accelerate faster than 1993 Dodge Caravan. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Honda Accord weights approximately 240 kg more than 1993 Dodge Caravan. 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 164 more torque (in Nm) than 1993 Dodge Caravan. (183 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 2005 Honda Accord will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1993 Dodge Caravan.

Compare all specifications:

1993 Dodge Caravan 2005 Honda Accord
Make Dodge Honda
Model Caravan Accord
Year Released 1993 2005
Body Type Minivan Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2501 cc 2204 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 100 HP 138 HP
Engine RPM 4800 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 183 Nm 347 Nm
Torque RPM 2800 RPM 2000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Front Front
Vehicle Weight 1405 kg 1645 kg
Vehicle Length 4470 mm 4760 mm
Vehicle Width 1840 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1650 mm 1480 mm
Wheelbase Size 2860 mm 2630 mm


 

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