1998 Volvo S80 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 Volvo S80. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1998 Volvo S80 would be higher. At 2,460 cc (5 cylinders), 1998 Volvo S80 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2011 Honda CR-V (180 HP @ 6800 RPM) has 42 more horse power than 1998 Volvo S80. (138 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2011 Honda CR-V should accelerate faster than 1998 Volvo S80. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1998 Volvo S80 weights approximately 98 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, 1998 Volvo S80 (291 Nm @ 1900 RPM) has 73 more torque (in Nm) than 2011 Honda CR-V. (218 Nm @ 4400 RPM). This means 1998 Volvo S80 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2011 Honda CR-V.

Compare all specifications:

1998 Volvo S80 2011 Honda CR-V
Make Volvo Honda
Model S80 CR-V
Year Released 1998 2011
Body Type Sedan SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2460 cc 2400 cc
Engine Cylinders 5 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 138 HP 180 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 6800 RPM
Torque 291 Nm 218 Nm
Torque RPM 1900 RPM 4400 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1654 kg 1556 kg
Vehicle Length 4830 mm 4554 mm
Vehicle Width 1840 mm 1819 mm
Vehicle Height 1440 mm 1679 mm
Wheelbase Size 2650 mm 2619 mm
Fuel Consumption 5.4 L/100km 8.4 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 7.4 L/100km 11.2 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 80 L 58 L


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