1998 Lancia Kappa vs. 2011 Honda CR-V

To start off, 2011 Honda CR-V is newer by 13 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1998 Lancia Kappa. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1998 Lancia Kappa would be higher. At 2,400 cc (4 cylinders), 2011 Honda CR-V is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1998 Lancia Kappa (217 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 37 more horse power than 2011 Honda CR-V. (180 HP @ 6800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1998 Lancia Kappa should accelerate faster than 2011 Honda CR-V. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2011 Honda CR-V weights approximately 101 kg more than 1998 Lancia Kappa.

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, 1998 Lancia Kappa (309 Nm @ 2750 RPM) has 91 more torque (in Nm) than 2011 Honda CR-V. (218 Nm @ 4400 RPM). This means 1998 Lancia Kappa 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 1998 Lancia Kappa has manual transmission. 1998 Lancia Kappa 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:

1998 Lancia Kappa 2011 Honda CR-V
Make Lancia Honda
Model Kappa CR-V
Year Released 1998 2011
Body Type Coupe SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1928 cc 2400 cc
Engine Cylinders 5 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 217 HP 180 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 6800 RPM
Torque 309 Nm 218 Nm
Torque RPM 2750 RPM 4400 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1455 kg 1556 kg
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 4554 mm
Vehicle Width 1840 mm 1819 mm
Vehicle Height 1430 mm 1679 mm
Wheelbase Size 2710 mm 2619 mm


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