Buick Riviera VII 3.8 i 165HP vs Chrysler Daytona 2.2 i 100HP

Buick Riviera VII 3.8 i 165HP

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7 reasons for

Buick Riviera VII, model available from 1986 to 1993.
It has 3.8 i 165HP petrol engine produced from 1986 to 1990.
Drive has manual gearbox.

1 reason for

Chrysler Daytona, model available from 1984 to 1993.
It has 2.2 i 100HP petrol engine produced from 1984 to 1986.
Drive has manual gearbox.

Chrysler Daytona 2.2 i 100HP

7 reasons for Buick Riviera VII 3.8 i 165KM in comparison to Chrysler Daytona 2.2 i 100HP

Reasons for

Maximal power

165 > 100 hp
The Buick Riviera VII comes with petrol which produce by 65 percent more horsepower over the Chrysler Daytona 2.2 i 100HP, transforming the car to a more sporty character. It seems to be googd option to those who want to feel thrill of drive a sports car.


1,855 > 1,755 mm
The width of the car influences directly on passanger's inner room and driving stability. The Buick Riviera VII is 6 percent wider than the Chrysler. It is clearly perceptible by driver and passenger in front, who have more space for their elbows.


2,750 > 2,471 mm
Buick Riviera VII has 279 millimeters longer wheelbase in comparison to the Chrysler. A longer wheelbase provides more stable and comfortable ride, especially at higher speeds. It also gives more storage space. However, vehicles with a longer wheelbase will not be as maneuverable as those with a shorter wheelbase.


5,037 > 4,560 mm
The Buick Riviera VII is 10 percent longer in comparison to the Chrysler Daytona. The length of the car is important when it comes to travelling comfort and space in the boot. The Buick Riviera VII very likely will be offering to it's passangers more space for legs. At the same time the Buick Riviera VII will be better driven but the Chrysler will be a little easier to park due to shorter length .

Price range

luxury > popular

Model release date

1986 > 1984
The difference in debut day between presented vehicles is only 2 years, however, new technologies for automotive industry are appearing at a staggering pace what may cause that the Buick may feature more modern technologies thanks to which everyday usage of it may be more comfortable.


1,344 > 1,285 mm
If you are a tall driver or you tend to carry in the trunk stuffs of large dimensions, the Buick, which is by 5 % higher than the Chrysler Daytona, would be appropriate pick for you. However, these two vehicles do not vary much it the aspect of its height and it should not be much perceptible.


1 reason for Chrysler Daytona 2.2 i 100KM in comparison to Buick Riviera VII 3.8 i 165HP

Reasons for

Number of doors

3 > 2
An owner of the Chrysler gets an additional door as a tailgate. It will allow him to place stuff into a trunk in easier way, especialy when we are talking about things of large size. Passages of both cars who want to seat in the rear have to enter a car through a front door which requires folding a front seat.

Cars specifications

Buick Riviera VII 3.8 i 165HP Chrysler Daytona 2.2 i 100HP
    Price range luxury popular
    Model release date 1986 1984
    Facelifting no no
    Class S S
    End of model sale 1993 1993

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