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1952 Jaguar XK vs. 2005 Toyota Avensis

To start off, 2005 Toyota Avensis is newer by 53 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1952 Jaguar XK. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1952 Jaguar XK would be higher. At 3,441 cc (6 cylinders), 1952 Jaguar XK is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1952 Jaguar XK (158 HP @ 5000 RPM) has 31 more horse power than 2005 Toyota Avensis. (127 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1952 Jaguar XK should accelerate faster than 2005 Toyota Avensis. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Toyota Avensis weights approximately 120 kg more than 1952 Jaguar XK.

Because 1952 Jaguar XK is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 1952 Jaguar XK. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2005 Toyota Avensis, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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, 1952 Jaguar XK (290 Nm @ 2500 RPM) has 120 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Toyota Avensis. (170 Nm @ 4200 RPM). This means 1952 Jaguar XK will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Toyota Avensis.

Compare all specifications:

1952 Jaguar XK 2005 Toyota Avensis
Make Jaguar Toyota
Model XK Avensis
Year Released 1952 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3441 cc 1770 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 158 HP 127 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 290 Nm 170 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 4200 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 201 km/hour 195 km/hour
Drive Type Rear Front
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1295 kg 1415 kg
Vehicle Length 4430 mm 4710 mm
Vehicle Width 1570 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1340 mm 1530 mm
Wheelbase Size 2600 mm 2800 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 63 L 60 L


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