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2008 Jeep Commander vs. 2005 Honda Accord

To start off, 2008 Jeep Commander is newer by 3 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 5,654 cc (8 cylinders), 2008 Jeep Commander is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2008 Jeep Commander (330 HP @ 5000 RPM) has 192 more horse power than 2005 Honda Accord. (138 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2008 Jeep Commander should accelerate faster than 2005 Honda Accord. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2008 Jeep Commander weights approximately 221 kg more than 2005 Honda Accord. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2008 Jeep Commander is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2005 Honda Accord. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2008 Jeep Commander 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, 2008 Jeep Commander (509 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 162 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Honda Accord. (347 Nm @ 2000 RPM). This means 2008 Jeep Commander will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Honda Accord.

Compare all specifications:

2008 Jeep Commander 2005 Honda Accord
Make Jeep Honda
Model Commander Accord
Year Released 2008 2005
Body Type SUV Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5654 cc 2204 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 330 HP 138 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 509 Nm 347 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 2000 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 16.7:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Diesel
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 7 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1866 kg 1645 kg
Vehicle Length 4790 mm 4760 mm
Vehicle Width 1910 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1830 mm 1480 mm
Wheelbase Size 2790 mm 2630 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 15.7 L/100km 5.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 80 L 65 L


 

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