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2007 BMW 120 vs. 1977 Chevrolet Citation

To start off, 2007 BMW 120 is newer by 30 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1977 Chevrolet Citation. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1977 Chevrolet Citation would be higher. At 2,835 cc (6 cylinders), 1977 Chevrolet Citation is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 BMW 120 weights approximately 200 kg more than 1977 Chevrolet Citation.

Because 2007 BMW 120 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 2007 BMW 120. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1977 Chevrolet Citation, 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:

2007 BMW 120 1977 Chevrolet Citation
Make BMW Chevrolet
Model 120 Citation
Year Released 2007 1977
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1995 cc 2835 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 148 HP 0 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Vehicle Weight 1350 kg 1150 kg
Vehicle Length 4230 mm 4490 mm
Vehicle Width 1440 mm 1740 mm
Vehicle Height 1760 mm 1360 mm
Wheelbase Size 2670 mm 2670 mm


 

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