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2005 Honda Accord vs. 2003 Holden Rodeo

To start off, 2005 Honda Accord is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2003 Holden Rodeo. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2003 Holden Rodeo would be higher. At 3,494 cc (6 cylinders), 2003 Holden Rodeo is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2003 Holden Rodeo (145 HP @ 5400 RPM) has 7 more horse power than 2005 Honda Accord. (138 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2003 Holden Rodeo should accelerate faster than 2005 Honda Accord.

Because 2003 Holden Rodeo 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, 2003 Holden Rodeo 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 Honda Accord (347 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 67 more torque (in Nm) than 2003 Holden Rodeo. (280 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2005 Honda Accord will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2003 Holden Rodeo.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Honda Accord 2003 Holden Rodeo
Make Honda Holden
Model Accord Rodeo
Year Released 2005 2003
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2204 cc 3494 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 138 HP 145 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 5400 RPM
Torque 347 Nm 280 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 3000 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type Front 4WD
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Vehicle Length 4760 mm 4910 mm
Vehicle Width 1770 mm 1810 mm
Vehicle Height 1480 mm 1650 mm
Wheelbase Size 2630 mm 3060 mm


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