1992 Chevrolet Blazer vs. 2001 Holden Vectra

To start off, 2001 Holden Vectra is newer by 9 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1992 Chevrolet Blazer. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1992 Chevrolet Blazer would be higher. At 4,300 cc (6 cylinders), 1992 Chevrolet Blazer is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1992 Chevrolet Blazer (159 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 20 more horse power than 2001 Holden Vectra. (139 HP @ 5200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1992 Chevrolet Blazer should accelerate faster than 2001 Holden Vectra. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1992 Chevrolet Blazer weights approximately 230 kg more than 2001 Holden Vectra. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1992 Chevrolet Blazer is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2001 Holden Vectra. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1992 Chevrolet Blazer 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, 1992 Chevrolet Blazer (312 Nm @ 2800 RPM) has 112 more torque (in Nm) than 2001 Holden Vectra. (200 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 1992 Chevrolet Blazer will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2001 Holden Vectra.

Compare all specifications:

1992 Chevrolet Blazer 2001 Holden Vectra
Make Chevrolet Holden
Model Blazer Vectra
Year Released 1992 2001
Body Type SUV Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4300 cc 2198 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 159 HP 139 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 5200 RPM
Torque 312 Nm 200 Nm
Torque RPM 2800 RPM 4000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1530 kg 1300 kg
Vehicle Length 4500 mm 4500 mm
Vehicle Width 1670 mm 1710 mm
Vehicle Height 1630 mm 1430 mm
Wheelbase Size 2720 mm 2650 mm


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