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1999 Buick Regal vs. 2005 Honda Accord

To start off, 2005 Honda Accord is newer by 6 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1999 Buick Regal. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1999 Buick Regal would be higher. At 3,789 cc (6 cylinders), 1999 Buick Regal is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1999 Buick Regal (197 HP @ 5200 RPM) has 59 more horse power than 2005 Honda Accord. (138 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1999 Buick Regal should accelerate faster than 2005 Honda Accord. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Honda Accord weights approximately 85 kg more than 1999 Buick Regal.

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 36 more torque (in Nm) than 1999 Buick Regal. (311 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2005 Honda Accord will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1999 Buick Regal.

Compare all specifications:

1999 Buick Regal 2005 Honda Accord
Make Buick Honda
Model Regal Accord
Year Released 1999 2005
Body Type Sedan Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3789 cc 2204 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 197 HP 138 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 311 Nm 347 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 2000 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 9.4:1 16.7:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1560 kg 1645 kg
Vehicle Length 4990 mm 4760 mm
Vehicle Width 1850 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1440 mm 1480 mm
Wheelbase Size 2780 mm 2630 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 64 L 65 L


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