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1993 Mitsubishi Lancer vs. 2002 Acura CL

To start off, 2002 Acura CL is newer by 9 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1993 Mitsubishi Lancer. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1993 Mitsubishi Lancer would be higher. At 3,210 cc (6 cylinders), 2002 Acura CL is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2002 Acura CL (260 HP @ 6900 RPM) has 149 more horse power than 1993 Mitsubishi Lancer. (111 HP @ 6000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2002 Acura CL should accelerate faster than 1993 Mitsubishi Lancer. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2002 Acura CL weights approximately 554 kg more than 1993 Mitsubishi Lancer. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Let's talk about torque, 2002 Acura CL (315 Nm @ 3500 RPM) has 178 more torque (in Nm) than 1993 Mitsubishi Lancer. (137 Nm @ 5000 RPM). This means 2002 Acura CL will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1993 Mitsubishi Lancer.

Compare all specifications:

1993 Mitsubishi Lancer 2002 Acura CL
Make Mitsubishi Acura
Model Lancer CL
Year Released 1993 2002
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1597 cc 3210 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 111 HP 260 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 6900 RPM
Torque 137 Nm 315 Nm
Torque RPM 5000 RPM 3500 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1026 kg 1580 kg
Vehicle Length 4300 mm 4880 mm
Vehicle Width 1700 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1400 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 2510 mm 2580 mm


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