The horsepower is a feature that most of car fans pay the greatest attention to. In this comparison, it is the Honda Odyssey III which has by 23 percent horsepower more in comparison to the Pontiac Vibe 1.8 i 16V 130HP manual, which makes this car a bit quicker. Due to more horsepower the Honda Odyssey III 2.4 i 16V 160HP manual should as well provide slightly more flexiblility in specific gears.
The width of the vehicle influences directly on passanger's inner room and driving stability. The Honda is 39 millimeters wider in comparison to the Pontiac Vibe. It is clearly perceptible by driver and passenger in front, who have more room for their elbows.
In the category of fuel tank capacity it is the Honda Odyssey III which can hold 22 l more fuel than the Pontiac Vibe 1.8 i 16V 130HP manual. The medium fuel container capacity in the van class, from which the Honda Odyssey III 2.4 i 16V 160HP manual comes from, amounts to 70 liters, whereas in van class (represented by the Pontiac) it is 70 liters.
The wheelbase of a car is the distance between its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase significantly affects the driving due to better vehicle's weight distribution. Honda Odyssey III has 220 mm longer wheelbase distance than Pontiac Vibe 1.8 i 16V 130HP manual. Wheelbase dimensions are important to the balance and steering. Thus, the mass of Honda Odyssey III 2.4 i 16V 160HP manual should be better distributed and driving should be smoother and safer.
The Honda Odyssey III 2.4 i 16V 160HP manual has 31 % greater engine capacity in comparison to the Pontiac Vibe. The difference is relatively notable. For this reason the Honda Odyssey III should accelerate faster and be able to reach higher top speed. On the other hand bigger engine capacity means worst fuel economy.
The Honda Odyssey III is 9 % longer when compared to the Pontiac Vibe. The length of the car is significant in respect of driving comfort and room in the trunk. The Honda preasumbly will be offering to it's users more space for legs. Aditionally the Honda Odyssey III 2.4 i 16V 160HP manual will be better driven but the Pontiac Vibe will be a slightly easier to park due to shorter length of the body.
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The difference in debut day between presented cars is only 2 years, however, new technologies for vehicles are appearing at a blistering pace and for that reason the Honda may have more modern solutionswhich in a consequence may deliver you more joy of having it.
The higher a car is, the the more convenient is a boarding it and greater possibility of putting massive amount of thinks to it. The difference that amounts to 3 mm to the advantage of the Honda Odyssey III is not big and should not be really noticeable.