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2005 Honda Accord vs. 2005 Volvo S80

To start off, both 2005 Honda Accord and 2005 Volvo S80 were released in the same year (2005). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 2,435 cc (5 cylinders), 2005 Volvo S80 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Volvo S80 (168 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 30 more horse power than 2005 Honda Accord. (138 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Volvo S80 should accelerate faster than 2005 Honda Accord. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Honda Accord weights approximately 8 kg more than 2005 Volvo S80.

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 Volvo S80 (351 Nm @ 1750 RPM) has 4 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Honda Accord. (347 Nm @ 2000 RPM). This means 2005 Volvo S80 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Honda Accord.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Honda Accord 2005 Volvo S80
Make Honda Volvo
Model Accord S80
Year Released 2005 2005
Body Type Station Wagon Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2204 cc 2435 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 5 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 138 HP 168 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 347 Nm 351 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 1750 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Diesel
Top Speed 195 km/hour 210 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 10.1 seconds 9.8 seconds
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 1637 kg
Vehicle Length 4760 mm 4830 mm
Vehicle Width 1770 mm 1810 mm
Vehicle Height 1480 mm 1440 mm
Wheelbase Size 2630 mm 2670 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 5.8 L/100km 6.1 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 65 L 70 L


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