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1991 Audi S2 vs. 2004 Toyota Solara

To start off, 2004 Toyota Solara is newer by 13 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1991 Audi S2. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1991 Audi S2 would be higher. At 2,359 cc (4 cylinders), 2004 Toyota Solara is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1991 Audi S2 (216 HP @ 5900 RPM) has 54 more horse power than 2004 Toyota Solara. (162 HP @ 5200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1991 Audi S2 should accelerate faster than 2004 Toyota Solara. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1991 Audi S2 weights approximately 25 kg more than 2004 Toyota Solara. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1991 Audi S2 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2004 Toyota Solara. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1991 Audi S2 will offer significantly more control. 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, 1991 Audi S2 (309 Nm @ 1950 RPM) has 85 more torque (in Nm) than 2004 Toyota Solara. (224 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 1991 Audi S2 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2004 Toyota Solara.

Compare all specifications:

1991 Audi S2 2004 Toyota Solara
Make Audi Toyota
Model S2 Solara
Year Released 1991 2004
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2226 cc 2359 cc
Engine Cylinders 5 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 216 HP 162 HP
Engine RPM 5900 RPM 5200 RPM
Torque 309 Nm 224 Nm
Torque RPM 1950 RPM 4000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 81.1 mm 88.5 mm
Engine Stroke Size 86.4 mm 96 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.3:1 9.6:1
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1420 kg 1395 kg
Vehicle Length 4410 mm 4830 mm
Vehicle Width 1720 mm 1810 mm
Vehicle Height 1380 mm 1410 mm
Wheelbase Size 2560 mm 2680 mm


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