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2010 Dodge Journey vs. 2005 Honda Accord

To start off, 2010 Dodge Journey is newer by 5 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 3,500 cc (6 cylinders), 2010 Dodge Journey is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2010 Dodge Journey (235 HP @ 6400 RPM) has 97 more horse power than 2005 Honda Accord. (138 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2010 Dodge Journey should accelerate faster than 2005 Honda Accord. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2010 Dodge Journey weights approximately 170 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.

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. Let's talk about torque, 2005 Honda Accord (347 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 33 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Dodge Journey. (314 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2005 Honda Accord will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Dodge Journey.

Compare all specifications:

2010 Dodge Journey 2005 Honda Accord
Make Dodge Honda
Model Journey Accord
Year Released 2010 2005
Body Type Crossover Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3500 cc 2204 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 235 HP 138 HP
Engine RPM 6400 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 314 Nm 347 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 2000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 7 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1815 kg 1645 kg
Vehicle Length 4887 mm 4760 mm
Vehicle Width 1834 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1765 mm 1480 mm
Wheelbase Size 2891 mm 2630 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 78 L 65 L


 

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