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2005 Nissan Micra vs. 1977 Nissan Violet

To start off, 2005 Nissan Micra is newer by 28 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1977 Nissan Violet. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1977 Nissan Violet would be higher. At 1,593 cc (4 cylinders), 1977 Nissan Violet is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Nissan Micra weights approximately 72 kg more than 1977 Nissan Violet.

Because 1977 Nissan Violet 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 Violet. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2005 Nissan Micra, 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.

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2005 Nissan Micra 1977 Nissan Violet
Make Nissan Nissan
Model Micra Violet
Year Released 2005 1977
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1386 cc 1593 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 88 HP 0 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type Front Rear
Vehicle Weight 1047 kg 975 kg
Vehicle Length 3720 mm 4090 mm
Vehicle Width 1670 mm 1610 mm
Vehicle Height 1550 mm 1370 mm
Wheelbase Size 2440 mm 2410 mm


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