2006 Honda Accord vs. 1975 Lancia Beta

To start off, 2006 Honda Accord is newer by 31 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1975 Lancia Beta. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1975 Lancia Beta would be higher. At 2,360 cc (4 cylinders), 2006 Honda Accord is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Honda Accord (166 HP @ 5800 RPM) has 51 more horse power than 1975 Lancia Beta. (115 HP @ 5500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Honda Accord should accelerate faster than 1975 Lancia Beta. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Honda Accord weights approximately 930 kg more than 1975 Lancia Beta. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2006 Honda Accord is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1975 Lancia Beta. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2006 Honda Accord 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, 2006 Honda Accord (217 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 41 more torque (in Nm) than 1975 Lancia Beta. (176 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 2006 Honda Accord will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1975 Lancia Beta.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Honda Accord 1975 Lancia Beta
Make Honda Lancia
Model Accord Beta
Year Released 2006 1975
Body Type Sedan Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2360 cc 1995 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 166 HP 115 HP
Engine RPM 5800 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 217 Nm 176 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 2800 RPM
Engine Bore Size 87 mm 84 mm
Engine Stroke Size 99 mm 90 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.7:1 8.9:1
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1990 kg 1060 kg
Vehicle Length 4860 mm 4290 mm
Vehicle Width 1830 mm 1660 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1330 mm
Wheelbase Size 2750 mm 2550 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 65 L 51 L


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