1996 Plymouth Voyager vs. 2011 Honda CR-V

To start off, 2011 Honda CR-V is newer by 15 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, 2011 Honda CR-V (180 HP @ 6800 RPM) has 32 more horse power than 1996 Plymouth Voyager. (148 HP @ 5250 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2011 Honda CR-V should accelerate faster than 1996 Plymouth Voyager. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1996 Plymouth Voyager weights approximately 149 kg more than 2011 Honda CR-V.

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, 1996 Plymouth Voyager (229 Nm @ 3900 RPM) has 11 more torque (in Nm) than 2011 Honda CR-V. (218 Nm @ 4400 RPM). This means 1996 Plymouth Voyager will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2011 Honda CR-V. 2011 Honda CR-V 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. 2011 Honda CR-V will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1996 Plymouth Voyager 2011 Honda CR-V
Make Plymouth Honda
Model Voyager CR-V
Year Released 1996 2011
Body Type Minivan SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2429 cc 2400 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 148 HP 180 HP
Engine RPM 5250 RPM 6800 RPM
Torque 229 Nm 218 Nm
Torque RPM 3900 RPM 4400 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
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 1556 kg
Vehicle Length 4740 mm 4554 mm
Vehicle Width 1960 mm 1819 mm
Vehicle Height 1790 mm 1679 mm
Wheelbase Size 2880 mm 2619 mm


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