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1993 Chevrolet S-10 vs. 2006 Chevrolet Uplander

To start off, 2006 Chevrolet Uplander is newer by 13 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1993 Chevrolet S-10. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1993 Chevrolet S-10 would be higher. At 4,300 cc (6 cylinders), 1993 Chevrolet S-10 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Chevrolet Uplander (201 HP) has 14 more horse power than 1993 Chevrolet S-10. (187 HP) In normal driving conditions, 2006 Chevrolet Uplander should accelerate faster than 1993 Chevrolet S-10. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Chevrolet Uplander weights approximately 1090 kg more than 1993 Chevrolet S-10. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1993 Chevrolet S-10 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 1993 Chevrolet S-10. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2006 Chevrolet Uplander, 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. Let's talk about torque, 1993 Chevrolet S-10 (319 Nm) has 26 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Chevrolet Uplander. (293 Nm). This means 1993 Chevrolet S-10 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Chevrolet Uplander. 2006 Chevrolet Uplander has automatic transmission and 1993 Chevrolet S-10 has manual transmission. 1993 Chevrolet S-10 will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2006 Chevrolet Uplander will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1993 Chevrolet S-10 2006 Chevrolet Uplander
Make Chevrolet Chevrolet
Model S-10 Uplander
Year Released 1993 2006
Body Type Pickup Minivan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4300 cc 3490 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Horse Power 187 HP 201 HP
Torque 319 Nm 293 Nm
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 7 seats
Vehicle Weight 1570 kg 2660 kg
Vehicle Length 4900 mm 5200 mm
Vehicle Width 1650 mm 1840 mm
Vehicle Height 1560 mm 1840 mm
Wheelbase Size 3130 mm 3080 mm


 

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