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1995 Subaru Vivio vs. 2002 Acura CL

To start off, 2002 Acura CL is newer by 7 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1995 Subaru Vivio. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1995 Subaru Vivio 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 217 more horse power than 1995 Subaru Vivio. (43 HP @ 6400 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2002 Acura CL should accelerate faster than 1995 Subaru Vivio. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2002 Acura CL weights approximately 930 kg more than 1995 Subaru Vivio. 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, 2002 Acura CL (315 Nm @ 3500 RPM) has 261 more torque (in Nm) than 1995 Subaru Vivio. (54 Nm @ 3600 RPM). This means 2002 Acura CL will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1995 Subaru Vivio. 2002 Acura CL has automatic transmission and 1995 Subaru Vivio has manual transmission. 1995 Subaru Vivio will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2002 Acura CL will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1995 Subaru Vivio 2002 Acura CL
Make Subaru Acura
Model Vivio CL
Year Released 1995 2002
Body Type Hatchback Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 657 cc 3210 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 43 HP 260 HP
Engine RPM 6400 RPM 6900 RPM
Torque 54 Nm 315 Nm
Torque RPM 3600 RPM 3500 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 650 kg 1580 kg
Vehicle Length 3300 mm 4880 mm
Vehicle Width 1400 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1380 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 2320 mm 2580 mm


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