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2009 Volkswagen CC vs. 2005 Honda Accord

To start off, 2009 Volkswagen CC is newer by 4 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 3,597 cc (6 cylinders), 2009 Volkswagen CC is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Volkswagen CC (280 HP @ 6200 RPM) has 142 more horse power than 2005 Honda Accord. (138 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Volkswagen CC should accelerate faster than 2005 Honda Accord. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Volkswagen CC weights approximately 662 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 2009 Volkswagen CC 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, 2009 Volkswagen CC 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, 2009 Volkswagen CC (359 Nm @ 2750 RPM) has 12 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Honda Accord. (347 Nm @ 2000 RPM). This means 2009 Volkswagen CC will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Honda Accord.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Volkswagen CC 2005 Honda Accord
Make Volkswagen Honda
Model CC Accord
Year Released 2009 2005
Body Type Sedan Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3597 cc 2204 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 280 HP 138 HP
Engine RPM 6200 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 359 Nm 347 Nm
Torque RPM 2750 RPM 2000 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 19.0:1 16.7:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 2307 kg 1645 kg
Vehicle Length 4800 mm 4760 mm
Vehicle Width 1860 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1420 mm 1480 mm
Wheelbase Size 2720 mm 2630 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 11.8 L/100km 5.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 65 L


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