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1995 Buick Park Avenue vs. 2011 Citroen C3

To start off, 2011 Citroen C3 is newer by 16 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1995 Buick Park Avenue. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1995 Buick Park Avenue would be higher. At 3,791 cc (6 cylinders), 1995 Buick Park Avenue is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1995 Buick Park Avenue (242 HP @ 5200 RPM) has 175 more horse power than 2011 Citroen C3. (67 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1995 Buick Park Avenue should accelerate faster than 2011 Citroen C3. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1995 Buick Park Avenue weights approximately 523 kg more than 2011 Citroen C3. 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, 1995 Buick Park Avenue (380 Nm @ 3600 RPM) has 219 more torque (in Nm) than 2011 Citroen C3. (161 Nm @ 2000 RPM). This means 1995 Buick Park Avenue will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2011 Citroen C3.

Compare all specifications:

1995 Buick Park Avenue 2011 Citroen C3
Make Buick Citroen
Model Park Avenue C3
Year Released 1995 2011
Body Type Sedan Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3791 cc 1398 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 242 HP 67 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 380 Nm 161 Nm
Torque RPM 3600 RPM 2000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 96.5 mm 73.7 mm
Engine Stroke Size 86.4 mm 82 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1646 kg 1123 kg
Vehicle Length 5240 mm 3870 mm
Vehicle Width 1890 mm 1670 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1520 mm
Wheelbase Size 2820 mm 2470 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 68 L 45 L


 

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