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2009 Chevrolet Captiva vs. 1977 Chevrolet Citation

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Captiva is newer by 32 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. 2009 Chevrolet Captiva weights approximately 111 kg more than 1977 Chevrolet Citation.

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:

2009 Chevrolet Captiva 1977 Chevrolet Citation
Make Chevrolet Chevrolet
Model Captiva Citation
Year Released 2009 1977
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2405 cc 2835 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 135 HP 0 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Vehicle Weight 1261 kg 1150 kg
Vehicle Length 4640 mm 4490 mm
Vehicle Width 1760 mm 1740 mm
Vehicle Height 1860 mm 1360 mm
Wheelbase Size 2710 mm 2670 mm


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