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2012 Jeep Patriot vs. 2005 Honda Accord

To start off, 2012 Jeep Patriot 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 2,400 cc (4 cylinders), 2012 Jeep Patriot is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2012 Jeep Patriot (172 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 34 more horse power than 2005 Honda Accord. (138 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2012 Jeep Patriot should accelerate faster than 2005 Honda Accord. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Honda Accord weights approximately 194 kg more than 2012 Jeep Patriot.

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 124 more torque (in Nm) than 2012 Jeep Patriot. (223 Nm @ 4400 RPM). This means 2005 Honda Accord will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2012 Jeep Patriot.

Compare all specifications:

2012 Jeep Patriot 2005 Honda Accord
Make Jeep Honda
Model Patriot Accord
Year Released 2012 2005
Body Type SUV Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2400 cc 2204 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 172 HP 138 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 223 Nm 347 Nm
Torque RPM 4400 RPM 2000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type CVT Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1451 kg 1645 kg
Vehicle Length 4415 mm 4760 mm
Vehicle Width 1758 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1664 mm 1480 mm
Wheelbase Size 2634 mm 2630 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 51 L 65 L


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