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2008 Citroen Xsara vs. 1957 Citroen 11

To start off, 2008 Citroen Xsara is newer by 51 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1957 Citroen 11. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1957 Citroen 11 would be higher. At 1,911 cc (4 cylinders), 1957 Citroen 11 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2008 Citroen Xsara (114 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 59 more horse power than 1957 Citroen 11. (55 HP @ 3200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2008 Citroen Xsara should accelerate faster than 1957 Citroen 11. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2008 Citroen Xsara weights approximately 200 kg more than 1957 Citroen 11. 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.

Compare all specifications:

2008 Citroen Xsara 1957 Citroen 11
Make Citroen Citroen
Model Xsara 11
Year Released 2008 1957
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1749 cc 1911 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 114 HP 55 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 3200 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1320 kg 1120 kg
Vehicle Length 4280 mm 4660 mm
Vehicle Width 1760 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1640 mm 1550 mm
Wheelbase Size 2770 mm 3100 mm


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