2005 Acura MDX vs. 1949 Allard J1

To start off, 2005 Acura MDX is newer by 56 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1949 Allard J1. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1949 Allard J1 would be higher. At 3,622 cc (8 cylinders), 1949 Allard J1 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Acura MDX (265 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 180 more horse power than 1949 Allard J1. (85 HP @ 3800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 Acura MDX should accelerate faster than 1949 Allard J1. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Acura MDX weights approximately 1026 kg more than 1949 Allard J1. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2005 Acura MDX is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1949 Allard J1. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2005 Acura MDX 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, 2005 Acura MDX (343 Nm) has 140 more torque (in Nm) than 1949 Allard J1. (203 Nm). This means 2005 Acura MDX will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1949 Allard J1.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Acura MDX 1949 Allard J1
Make Acura Allard
Model MDX J1
Year Released 2005 1949
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3474 cc 3622 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 265 HP 85 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 3800 RPM
Torque 343 Nm 203 Nm
Engine Bore Size 89 mm 77.8 mm
Engine Stroke Size 93 mm 95.3 mm
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Number of Seats 7 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 2046 kg 1020 kg
Vehicle Length 4800 mm 3690 mm
Vehicle Width 1960 mm 1480 mm
Vehicle Height 1820 mm 1510 mm
Wheelbase Size 2680 mm 2440 mm


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