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1993 Chevrolet S-10 vs. 2009 Chevrolet Express

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Express is newer by 16 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 5,999 cc (8 cylinders), 2009 Chevrolet Express is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Chevrolet Express (319 HP) has 132 more horse power than 1993 Chevrolet S-10. (187 HP) In normal driving conditions, 2009 Chevrolet Express should accelerate faster than 1993 Chevrolet S-10. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Chevrolet Express weights approximately 815 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.

Both vehicles are rear wheel drive (RWD) - it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, both vehicles do the job better than front 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, 2009 Chevrolet Express (498 Nm) has 179 more torque (in Nm) than 1993 Chevrolet S-10. (319 Nm). This means 2009 Chevrolet Express will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1993 Chevrolet S-10. 2009 Chevrolet Express 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. 2009 Chevrolet Express will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1993 Chevrolet S-10 2009 Chevrolet Express
Make Chevrolet Chevrolet
Model S-10 Express
Year Released 1993 2009
Body Type Pickup Van
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4300 cc 5999 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Horse Power 187 HP 319 HP
Torque 319 Nm 498 Nm
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 12 seats
Vehicle Weight 1570 kg 2385 kg
Vehicle Length 4900 mm 6210 mm
Vehicle Width 1650 mm 2020 mm
Vehicle Height 1560 mm 2090 mm
Wheelbase Size 3130 mm 3940 mm


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