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1982 Nissan Sunny vs. 2005 Saturn L

To start off, 2005 Saturn L is newer by 23 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1982 Nissan Sunny. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1982 Nissan Sunny would be higher. At 2,999 cc (6 cylinders), 2005 Saturn L is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Saturn L (182 HP) has 108 more horse power than 1982 Nissan Sunny. (74 HP) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Saturn L should accelerate faster than 1982 Nissan Sunny. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Saturn L weights approximately 653 kg more than 1982 Nissan Sunny. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Let's talk about torque, 2005 Saturn L (258 Nm) has 134 more torque (in Nm) than 1982 Nissan Sunny. (124 Nm). This means 2005 Saturn L will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1982 Nissan Sunny.

Compare all specifications:

1982 Nissan Sunny 2005 Saturn L
Make Nissan Saturn
Model Sunny L
Year Released 1982 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1488 cc 2999 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 74 HP 182 HP
Torque 124 Nm 258 Nm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 815 kg 1468 kg
Vehicle Length 4140 mm 4840 mm
Vehicle Width 1650 mm 1750 mm
Vehicle Height 1400 mm 1440 mm
Wheelbase Size 2410 mm 2710 mm


 

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