2005 Mitsubishi Lancer vs. 1977 Nissan 240 C

To start off, 2005 Mitsubishi Lancer is newer by 28 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1977 Nissan 240 C. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1977 Nissan 240 C would be higher. At 1,982 cc (4 cylinders), 1977 Nissan 240 C is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1977 Nissan 240 C weights approximately 60 kg more than 2005 Mitsubishi Lancer.

Because 1977 Nissan 240 C is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 1977 Nissan 240 C. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2005 Mitsubishi Lancer, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Mitsubishi Lancer 1977 Nissan 240 C
Make Mitsubishi Nissan
Model Lancer 240 C
Year Released 2005 1977
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1299 cc 1982 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 81 HP 0 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Vehicle Weight 1200 kg 1260 kg
Vehicle Length 4490 mm 4700 mm
Vehicle Width 1700 mm 1700 mm
Vehicle Height 1450 mm 1470 mm
Wheelbase Size 2700 mm 2700 mm


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