2011 Honda CR-V vs. 1999 Honda Z

To start off, 2011 Honda CR-V is newer by 12 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1999 Honda Z. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1999 Honda Z 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 129 more horse power than 1999 Honda Z. (51 HP @ 7000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2011 Honda CR-V should accelerate faster than 1999 Honda Z. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2011 Honda CR-V weights approximately 596 kg more than 1999 Honda Z. 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 158 more torque (in Nm) than 1999 Honda Z. (60 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2011 Honda CR-V will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1999 Honda Z.

Compare all specifications:

2011 Honda CR-V 1999 Honda Z
Make Honda Honda
Model CR-V Z
Year Released 2011 1999
Body Type SUV Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2400 cc 654 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 3 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 180 HP 51 HP
Engine RPM 6800 RPM 7000 RPM
Torque 218 Nm 60 Nm
Torque RPM 4400 RPM 4000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1556 kg 960 kg
Vehicle Length 4554 mm 3410 mm
Vehicle Width 1819 mm 1490 mm
Vehicle Height 1679 mm 1690 mm
Wheelbase Size 2619 mm 2410 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 58 L 35 L


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