1991 Acura Legend vs. 2013 Volkswagen Tiguan

To start off, 2013 Volkswagen Tiguan is newer by 22 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1991 Acura Legend. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1991 Acura Legend would be higher. At 2,673 cc (6 cylinders), 1991 Acura Legend is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2013 Volkswagen Tiguan (197 HP) has 37 more horse power than 1991 Acura Legend. (160 HP) In normal driving conditions, 2013 Volkswagen Tiguan should accelerate faster than 1991 Acura Legend. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1991 Acura Legend weights approximately 6 kg more than 2013 Volkswagen Tiguan.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. 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, 2013 Volkswagen Tiguan (281 Nm) has 61 more torque (in Nm) than 1991 Acura Legend. (220 Nm). This means 2013 Volkswagen Tiguan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1991 Acura Legend. 2013 Volkswagen Tiguan has automatic transmission and 1991 Acura Legend has manual transmission. 1991 Acura Legend will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2013 Volkswagen Tiguan will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1991 Acura Legend 2013 Volkswagen Tiguan
Make Acura Volkswagen
Model Legend Tiguan
Year Released 1991 2013
Body Type Sedan SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2673 cc 2000 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 160 HP 197 HP
Torque 220 Nm 281 Nm
Engine Bore Size 86.9 mm 82 mm
Engine Stroke Size 74.9 mm 92 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.0:1 9.6:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual 6-speed automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1550 kg 1544 kg
Vehicle Length 4780 mm 4427 mm
Vehicle Width 1760 mm 1809 mm
Vehicle Height 1380 mm 1683 mm
Wheelbase Size 2710 mm 2604 mm


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