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2005 Honda Accord vs. 2005 Holden Vectra

To start off, both 2005 Honda Accord and 2005 Holden Vectra were released in the same year (2005). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 2,204 cc (4 cylinders), 2005 Honda Accord is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Holden Vectra (145 HP @ 5800 RPM) has 7 more horse power than 2005 Honda Accord. (138 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Holden Vectra should accelerate faster than 2005 Honda Accord. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Honda Accord weights approximately 115 kg more than 2005 Holden Vectra.

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 144 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Holden Vectra. (203 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2005 Honda Accord will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Holden Vectra.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Honda Accord 2005 Holden Vectra
Make Honda Holden
Model Accord Vectra
Year Released 2005 2005
Body Type Station Wagon Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2204 cc 2198 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 138 HP 145 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 5800 RPM
Torque 347 Nm 203 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 4000 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1645 kg 1530 kg
Vehicle Length 4760 mm 4600 mm
Vehicle Width 1770 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1480 mm 1470 mm
Wheelbase Size 2630 mm 2710 mm


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