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2002 Acura CL vs. 1985 Buick Century

To start off, 2002 Acura CL is newer by 17 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1985 Buick Century. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1985 Buick Century would be higher. At 3,210 cc (6 cylinders), 2002 Acura CL is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2002 Acura CL (260 HP) has 150 more horse power than 1985 Buick Century. (110 HP). In normal driving conditions, 2002 Acura CL should accelerate faster than 1985 Buick Century.

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, 2002 Acura CL (315 Nm) has 118 more torque (in Nm) than 1985 Buick Century. (197 Nm). This means 2002 Acura CL will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1985 Buick Century.

Compare all specifications:

2002 Acura CL 1985 Buick Century
Make Acura Buick
Model CL Century
Year Released 2002 1985
Body Type Coupe Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3210 cc 3000 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Horse Power 260 HP 110 HP
Torque 315 Nm 197 Nm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Length 4880 mm 4803 mm
Vehicle Width 1800 mm 1763 mm
Vehicle Height 1420 mm 1364 mm
Wheelbase Size 2580 mm 2662 mm


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