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1996 Plymouth Voyager vs. 2005 Honda Accord

To start off, 2005 Honda Accord is newer by 9 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1996 Plymouth Voyager. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1996 Plymouth Voyager would be higher. At 2,429 cc (4 cylinders), 1996 Plymouth Voyager is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1996 Plymouth Voyager (148 HP @ 5250 RPM) has 10 more horse power than 2005 Honda Accord. (138 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1996 Plymouth Voyager should accelerate faster than 2005 Honda Accord. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1996 Plymouth Voyager weights approximately 60 kg more than 2005 Honda Accord. 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 118 more torque (in Nm) than 1996 Plymouth Voyager. (229 Nm @ 3900 RPM). This means 2005 Honda Accord will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1996 Plymouth Voyager. 2005 Honda Accord has automatic transmission and 1996 Plymouth Voyager has manual transmission. 1996 Plymouth Voyager 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:

1996 Plymouth Voyager 2005 Honda Accord
Make Plymouth Honda
Model Voyager Accord
Year Released 1996 2005
Body Type Minivan Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2429 cc 2204 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 148 HP 138 HP
Engine RPM 5250 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 229 Nm 347 Nm
Torque RPM 3900 RPM 2000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 7 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1705 kg 1645 kg
Vehicle Length 4740 mm 4760 mm
Vehicle Width 1960 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1790 mm 1480 mm
Wheelbase Size 2880 mm 2630 mm


 

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