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1984 Toyota Hilux vs. 2002 Acura CL

To start off, 2002 Acura CL is newer by 18 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1984 Toyota Hilux. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1984 Toyota Hilux would be higher. At 3,210 cc (6 cylinders), 2002 Acura CL is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2002 Acura CL weights approximately 475 kg more than 1984 Toyota Hilux.

Because 1984 Toyota Hilux 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 1984 Toyota Hilux. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2002 Acura CL, 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. 2002 Acura CL has automatic transmission and 1984 Toyota Hilux has manual transmission. 1984 Toyota Hilux will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2002 Acura CL will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1984 Toyota Hilux 2002 Acura CL
Make Toyota Acura
Model Hilux CL
Year Released 1984 2002
Body Type Pickup Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1998 cc 3210 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 0 HP 260 HP
Engine Bore Size 86 mm 89 mm
Engine Stroke Size 86 mm 86 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 8.8:1 9.8:1
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 3 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1105 kg 1580 kg
Vehicle Length 4810 mm 4880 mm
Vehicle Width 1630 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1580 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 2860 mm 2580 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 65 L 65 L


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