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2004 Ford Fiesta 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 Ford Fiesta. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2004 Ford Fiesta would be higher. At 2,204 cc (4 cylinders), 2005 Honda Accord is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Honda Accord (138 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 39 more horse power than 2004 Ford Fiesta. (99 HP @ 6000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Honda Accord should accelerate faster than 2004 Ford Fiesta. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Honda Accord weights approximately 537 kg more than 2004 Ford Fiesta. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

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 200 more torque (in Nm) than 2004 Ford Fiesta. (147 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2005 Honda Accord will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2004 Ford Fiesta.

Compare all specifications:

2004 Ford Fiesta 2005 Honda Accord
Make Ford Honda
Model Fiesta Accord
Year Released 2004 2005
Body Type Hatchback Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1596 cc 2204 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 99 HP 138 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 147 Nm 347 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 2000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Diesel
Top Speed 184 km/hour 195 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 10.6 seconds 10.1 seconds
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1108 kg 1645 kg
Vehicle Length 3920 mm 4760 mm
Vehicle Width 1690 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1440 mm 1480 mm
Wheelbase Size 2490 mm 2630 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 6.6 L/100km 5.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 45 L 65 L


 

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