2002 Dodge Viper vs. 2011 Honda CR-V

To start off, 2011 Honda CR-V is newer by 9 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2002 Dodge Viper. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2002 Dodge Viper would be higher. At 8,277 cc (10 cylinders), 2002 Dodge Viper is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2002 Dodge Viper (460 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 280 more horse power than 2011 Honda CR-V. (180 HP @ 6800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2002 Dodge Viper should accelerate faster than 2011 Honda CR-V. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2002 Dodge Viper weights approximately 301 kg more than 2011 Honda CR-V. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2002 Dodge Viper 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 2002 Dodge Viper. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2011 Honda CR-V, 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, 2002 Dodge Viper (678 Nm) has 460 more torque (in Nm) than 2011 Honda CR-V. (218 Nm). This means 2002 Dodge Viper will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2011 Honda CR-V. 2011 Honda CR-V has automatic transmission and 2002 Dodge Viper has manual transmission. 2002 Dodge Viper will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2011 Honda CR-V will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2002 Dodge Viper 2011 Honda CR-V
Make Dodge Honda
Model Viper CR-V
Year Released 2002 2011
Body Type Coupe SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 8277 cc 2400 cc
Engine Cylinders 10 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 460 HP 180 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 6800 RPM
Torque 678 Nm 218 Nm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1857 kg 1556 kg
Vehicle Length 4490 mm 4554 mm
Vehicle Width 1930 mm 1819 mm
Vehicle Height 1200 mm 1679 mm
Wheelbase Size 2450 mm 2619 mm


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