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2005 Honda Accord vs. 1997 Ford F-150

To start off, 2005 Honda Accord is newer by 8 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1997 Ford F-150. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1997 Ford F-150 would be higher. At 4,605 cc (8 cylinders), 1997 Ford F-150 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1997 Ford F-150 (217 HP @ 4500 RPM) has 79 more horse power than 2005 Honda Accord. (138 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1997 Ford F-150 should accelerate faster than 2005 Honda Accord. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1997 Ford F-150 weights approximately 460 kg more than 2005 Honda Accord. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1997 Ford F-150 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, 1997 Ford F-150 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, 1997 Ford F-150 (393 Nm @ 3250 RPM) has 46 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Honda Accord. (347 Nm @ 2000 RPM). This means 1997 Ford F-150 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Honda Accord.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Honda Accord 1997 Ford F-150
Make Honda Ford
Model Accord F-150
Year Released 2005 1997
Body Type Station Wagon Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2204 cc 4605 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 138 HP 217 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 4500 RPM
Torque 347 Nm 393 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 3250 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type Front 4WD
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 2 seats
Vehicle Weight 1645 kg 2105 kg
Vehicle Length 4760 mm 5230 mm
Vehicle Width 1770 mm 2000 mm
Vehicle Height 1480 mm 1850 mm
Wheelbase Size 2630 mm 3050 mm


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