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2005 Ford Falcon vs. 2005 Honda Accord

To start off, both 2005 Ford Falcon and 2005 Honda Accord were released in the same year (2005). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 3,984 cc (6 cylinders), 2005 Ford Falcon is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Ford Falcon (200 HP @ 4900 RPM) has 62 more horse power than 2005 Honda Accord. (138 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 Ford Falcon should accelerate faster than 2005 Honda Accord. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Honda Accord weights approximately 64 kg more than 2005 Ford Falcon.

Because 2005 Ford Falcon 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 2005 Ford Falcon. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2005 Honda Accord, 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, 2005 Ford Falcon (357 Nm @ 3000 RPM) has 10 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Honda Accord. (347 Nm @ 2000 RPM). This means 2005 Ford Falcon will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Honda Accord.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Ford Falcon 2005 Honda Accord
Make Ford Honda
Model Falcon Accord
Year Released 2005 2005
Body Type Station Wagon Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3984 cc 2204 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 200 HP 138 HP
Engine RPM 4900 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 357 Nm 347 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 2000 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 9.6:1 16.7:1
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1581 kg 1645 kg
Wheelbase Size 2930 mm 2630 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 65 L


 

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