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2012 Buick LaCrosse vs. 1987 Holden Camira

To start off, 2012 Buick LaCrosse is newer by 25 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1987 Holden Camira. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1987 Holden Camira would be higher. At 2,400 cc (4 cylinders), 2012 Buick LaCrosse is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2012 Buick LaCrosse (182 HP) has 71 more horse power than 1987 Holden Camira. (111 HP). In normal driving conditions, 2012 Buick LaCrosse should accelerate faster than 1987 Holden Camira.

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.

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2012 Buick LaCrosse 1987 Holden Camira
Make Buick Holden
Model LaCrosse Camira
Year Released 2012 1987
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2400 cc 1796 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 182 HP 111 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline / Electric Hybrid Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type 6-speed shiftable automatic Automatic
Vehicle Length 5001 mm 4350 mm
Vehicle Width 1857 mm 1670 mm
Vehicle Height 1504 mm 1360 mm
Wheelbase Size 2837 mm 2580 mm


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