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2004 Chevrolet Silverado vs. 2005 Honda Accord

To start off, 2005 Honda Accord is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2004 Chevrolet Silverado. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2004 Chevrolet Silverado would be higher. At 5,963 cc (8 cylinders), 2004 Chevrolet Silverado is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2004 Chevrolet Silverado (345 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 207 more horse power than 2005 Honda Accord. (138 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2004 Chevrolet Silverado should accelerate faster than 2005 Honda Accord. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2004 Chevrolet Silverado weights approximately 629 kg more than 2005 Honda Accord. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2004 Chevrolet Silverado is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2005 Honda Accord. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2004 Chevrolet Silverado will offer significantly more control. 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, 2004 Chevrolet Silverado (515 Nm) has 168 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Honda Accord. (347 Nm). This means 2004 Chevrolet Silverado will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Honda Accord.

Compare all specifications:

2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2005 Honda Accord
Make Chevrolet Honda
Model Silverado Accord
Year Released 2004 2005
Body Type Pickup Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5963 cc 2204 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 345 HP 138 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 515 Nm 347 Nm
Engine Compression Ratio 10.0:1 16.7:1
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 2274 kg 1645 kg
Vehicle Length 5790 mm 4760 mm
Vehicle Width 2000 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1880 mm 1480 mm
Wheelbase Size 3650 mm 2630 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 15.7 L/100km 5.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 98 L 65 L


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