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2001 Acura Integra vs. 1976 Buick Century

To start off, 2001 Acura Integra is newer by 25 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1976 Buick Century. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1976 Buick Century would be higher. At 5,740 cc (8 cylinders), 1976 Buick Century is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2001 Acura Integra (195 HP) has 20 more horse power than 1976 Buick Century. (175 HP). In normal driving conditions, 2001 Acura Integra should accelerate faster than 1976 Buick Century.

Because 1976 Buick Century 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 1976 Buick Century. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2001 Acura Integra, 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.

Compare all specifications:

2001 Acura Integra 1976 Buick Century
Make Acura Buick
Model Integra Century
Year Released 2001 1976
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1799 cc 5740 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 195 HP 175 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Rear
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats


 

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