2011 Honda CR-V vs. 1982 Mitsubishi Colt

To start off, 2011 Honda CR-V is newer by 29 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1982 Mitsubishi Colt. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1982 Mitsubishi Colt would be higher. At 2,400 cc (4 cylinders), 2011 Honda CR-V is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2011 Honda CR-V (180 HP @ 6800 RPM) has 106 more horse power than 1982 Mitsubishi Colt. (74 HP @ 5200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2011 Honda CR-V should accelerate faster than 1982 Mitsubishi Colt. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2011 Honda CR-V weights approximately 626 kg more than 1982 Mitsubishi Colt. 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, 2011 Honda CR-V (218 Nm @ 4400 RPM) has 106 more torque (in Nm) than 1982 Mitsubishi Colt. (112 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2011 Honda CR-V will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1982 Mitsubishi Colt.

Compare all specifications:

2011 Honda CR-V 1982 Mitsubishi Colt
Make Honda Mitsubishi
Model CR-V Colt
Year Released 2011 1982
Body Type SUV Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2400 cc 1597 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 180 HP 74 HP
Engine RPM 6800 RPM 5200 RPM
Torque 218 Nm 112 Nm
Torque RPM 4400 RPM 4000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Vehicle Weight 1556 kg 930 kg
Vehicle Length 4554 mm 4120 mm
Vehicle Width 1819 mm 1600 mm
Vehicle Height 1679 mm 1360 mm
Wheelbase Size 2619 mm 2390 mm


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