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2005 Honda Accord vs. 1997 Proton Perdana

To start off, 2005 Honda Accord is newer by 8 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1997 Proton Perdana. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1997 Proton Perdana 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 @ 4000 RPM) has 3 more horse power than 1997 Proton Perdana. (135 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 Honda Accord should accelerate faster than 1997 Proton Perdana. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Honda Accord weights approximately 400 kg more than 1997 Proton Perdana. 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 171 more torque (in Nm) than 1997 Proton Perdana. (176 Nm @ 4750 RPM). This means 2005 Honda Accord will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1997 Proton Perdana.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Honda Accord 1997 Proton Perdana
Make Honda Proton
Model Accord Perdana
Year Released 2005 1997
Body Type Station Wagon Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2204 cc 1997 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 138 HP 135 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 347 Nm 176 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 4750 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 1245 kg
Vehicle Length 4760 mm 4620 mm
Vehicle Width 1770 mm 1740 mm
Vehicle Height 1480 mm 1410 mm
Wheelbase Size 2630 mm 2640 mm


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