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2005 Honda Accord vs. 1985 Proton Saloon

To start off, 2005 Honda Accord is newer by 20 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1985 Proton Saloon. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1985 Proton Saloon 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) has 64 more horse power than 1985 Proton Saloon. (74 HP). In normal driving conditions, 2005 Honda Accord should accelerate faster than 1985 Proton Saloon. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Honda Accord weights approximately 720 kg more than 1985 Proton Saloon. 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 229 more torque (in Nm) than 1985 Proton Saloon. (118 Nm @ 3500 RPM). This means 2005 Honda Accord will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1985 Proton Saloon.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Honda Accord 1985 Proton Saloon
Make Honda Proton
Model Accord Saloon
Year Released 2005 1985
Body Type Station Wagon Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2204 cc 1468 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 138 HP 74 HP
Torque 347 Nm 118 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 3500 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1645 kg 925 kg
Vehicle Length 4760 mm 4290 mm
Vehicle Width 1770 mm 1660 mm
Vehicle Height 1480 mm 1370 mm
Wheelbase Size 2630 mm 2390 mm


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