2011 Honda CR-V vs. 2009 Citroen C5

To start off, 2011 Honda CR-V is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2009 Citroen C5. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2009 Citroen C5 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 49 more horse power than 2009 Citroen C5. (131 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2011 Honda CR-V should accelerate faster than 2009 Citroen C5. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Citroen C5 weights approximately 4 kg more than 2011 Honda CR-V.

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, 2009 Citroen C5 (314 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 96 more torque (in Nm) than 2011 Honda CR-V. (218 Nm @ 4400 RPM). This means 2009 Citroen C5 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2011 Honda CR-V.

Compare all specifications:

2011 Honda CR-V 2009 Citroen C5
Make Honda Citroen
Model CR-V C5
Year Released 2011 2009
Body Type SUV Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2400 cc 2179 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 180 HP 131 HP
Engine RPM 6800 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 218 Nm 314 Nm
Torque RPM 4400 RPM 2000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1556 kg 1560 kg
Vehicle Length 4554 mm 4620 mm
Vehicle Width 1819 mm 1780 mm
Vehicle Height 1679 mm 1480 mm
Wheelbase Size 2619 mm 2760 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 58 L 68 L


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