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2012 Ford Mondeo vs. 2005 Honda Accord

To start off, 2012 Ford Mondeo is newer by 7 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 2,261 cc (5 cylinders), 2012 Ford Mondeo is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2012 Ford Mondeo (159 HP @ 6500 RPM) has 21 more horse power than 2005 Honda Accord. (138 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2012 Ford Mondeo should accelerate faster than 2005 Honda Accord. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Honda Accord weights approximately 85 kg more than 2012 Ford Mondeo.

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 139 more torque (in Nm) than 2012 Ford Mondeo. (208 Nm @ 4200 RPM). This means 2005 Honda Accord will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2012 Ford Mondeo.

Compare all specifications:

2012 Ford Mondeo 2005 Honda Accord
Make Ford Honda
Model Mondeo Accord
Year Released 2012 2005
Body Type Station Wagon Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2261 cc 2204 cc
Engine Cylinders 5 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 159 HP 138 HP
Engine RPM 6500 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 208 Nm 347 Nm
Torque RPM 4200 RPM 2000 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 10.6:1 16.7:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Diesel
Top Speed 202 km/hour 195 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 10.8 seconds 10.1 seconds
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1560 kg 1645 kg
Vehicle Length 4840 mm 4760 mm
Vehicle Width 1890 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1520 mm 1480 mm
Wheelbase Size 2860 mm 2630 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 9.3 L/100km 5.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 65 L


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