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1998 Nissan President vs. 2005 Honda Accord

To start off, 2005 Honda Accord is newer by 7 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1998 Nissan President. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1998 Nissan President would be higher. At 4,494 cc (8 cylinders), 1998 Nissan President is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1998 Nissan President (267 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 129 more horse power than 2005 Honda Accord. (138 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1998 Nissan President should accelerate faster than 2005 Honda Accord. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1998 Nissan President weights approximately 245 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.

Because 1998 Nissan President is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 1998 Nissan President. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2005 Honda Accord, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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 Nissan President (394 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 47 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Honda Accord. (347 Nm @ 2000 RPM). This means 1998 Nissan President will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Honda Accord.

Compare all specifications:

1998 Nissan President 2005 Honda Accord
Make Nissan Honda
Model President Accord
Year Released 1998 2005
Body Type Sedan Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4494 cc 2204 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 267 HP 138 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 394 Nm 347 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 2000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1890 kg 1645 kg
Vehicle Length 5230 mm 4760 mm
Vehicle Width 1840 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1430 mm 1480 mm
Wheelbase Size 3040 mm 2630 mm


 

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