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1992 Honda Prelude vs. 2001 Toyota Avensis

To start off, 2001 Toyota Avensis is newer by 9 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1992 Honda Prelude. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1992 Honda Prelude would be higher. Both 1992 Honda Prelude and 2001 Toyota Avensis are equipped with a 1,997 cc engine. In terms of performance, 2001 Toyota Avensis (148 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 17 more horse power than 1992 Honda Prelude. (131 HP @ 5300 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2001 Toyota Avensis should accelerate faster than 1992 Honda Prelude. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2001 Toyota Avensis weights approximately 225 kg more than 1992 Honda Prelude. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

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, 2001 Toyota Avensis (192 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 13 more torque (in Nm) than 1992 Honda Prelude. (179 Nm @ 4800 RPM). This means 2001 Toyota Avensis will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1992 Honda Prelude. 2001 Toyota Avensis has automatic transmission and 1992 Honda Prelude has manual transmission. 1992 Honda Prelude will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2001 Toyota Avensis will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1992 Honda Prelude 2001 Toyota Avensis
Make Honda Toyota
Model Prelude Avensis
Year Released 1992 2001
Body Type Coupe Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1997 cc 1997 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 131 HP 148 HP
Engine RPM 5300 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 179 Nm 192 Nm
Torque RPM 4800 RPM 4000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 85 mm 86 mm
Engine Stroke Size 88 mm 86 mm
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 4 seats 7 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1235 kg 1460 kg
Vehicle Length 4450 mm 4660 mm
Vehicle Width 1770 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1300 mm 1680 mm
Wheelbase Size 2580 mm 2710 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 60 L


 

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