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2006 Honda Accord vs. 2005 Honda Accord

To start off, 2006 Honda Accord is newer by 1 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 2,997 cc (6 cylinders), 2006 Honda Accord is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Honda Accord (238 HP @ 6250 RPM) has 100 more horse power than 2005 Honda Accord. (138 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Honda Accord should accelerate faster than 2005 Honda Accord. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Honda Accord weights approximately 570 kg more than 2006 Honda Accord.

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. Let's talk about torque, 2005 Honda Accord (347 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 60 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Honda Accord. (287 Nm @ 5000 RPM). This means 2005 Honda Accord will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Honda Accord.

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2006 Honda Accord 2005 Honda Accord
Make Honda Honda
Model Accord Accord
Year Released 2006 2005
Body Type Sedan Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2997 cc 2204 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 238 HP 138 HP
Engine RPM 6250 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 287 Nm 347 Nm
Torque RPM 5000 RPM 2000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1075 kg 1645 kg
Vehicle Length 4820 mm 4760 mm
Vehicle Width 1820 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1480 mm
Wheelbase Size 2620 mm 2630 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.4 L/100km 5.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 65 L 65 L


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