2006 Citroen C3 vs. 1996 Eagle Vision

To start off, 2006 Citroen C3 is newer by 10 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1996 Eagle Vision. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1996 Eagle Vision would be higher. At 3,200 cc (6 cylinders), 1996 Eagle Vision is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1996 Eagle Vision (217 HP) has 145 more horse power than 2006 Citroen C3. (72 HP) In normal driving conditions, 1996 Eagle Vision should accelerate faster than 2006 Citroen C3. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1996 Eagle Vision weights approximately 540 kg more than 2006 Citroen C3. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

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. 1996 Eagle Vision has automatic transmission and 2006 Citroen C3 has manual transmission. 2006 Citroen C3 will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 1996 Eagle Vision will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Citroen C3 1996 Eagle Vision
Make Citroen Eagle
Model C3 Vision
Year Released 2006 1996
Body Type Hatchback Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1360 cc 3200 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 72 HP 217 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1080 kg 1620 kg
Vehicle Length 3860 mm 5320 mm
Vehicle Width 1670 mm 1910 mm
Vehicle Height 1540 mm 1430 mm


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