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2005 Honda Accord vs. 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee

To start off, 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee is newer by 8 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Honda Accord. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Honda Accord would be higher. At 3,600 cc (6 cylinders), 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee (286 HP @ 6400 RPM) has 148 more horse power than 2005 Honda Accord. (138 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee should accelerate faster than 2005 Honda Accord. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee weights approximately 469 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 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee 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, 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee 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, 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee (353 Nm @ 4800 RPM) has 6 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Honda Accord. (347 Nm @ 2000 RPM). This means 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Honda Accord.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Honda Accord 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Make Honda Jeep
Model Accord Grand Cherokee
Year Released 2005 2013
Body Type Station Wagon SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2204 cc 3600 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 138 HP 286 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 6400 RPM
Torque 347 Nm 353 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 4800 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type Front 4WD
Transmission Type Automatic 5-speed automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1645 kg 2114 kg
Vehicle Length 4760 mm 4821 mm
Vehicle Width 1770 mm 2154 mm
Vehicle Height 1480 mm 1763 mm
Wheelbase Size 2630 mm 2916 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 65 L 93 L


 

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