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1995 Toyota Lexcen 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 Toyota Lexcen. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1995 Toyota Lexcen would be higher. At 3,791 cc (6 cylinders), 1995 Toyota Lexcen is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2002 Acura CL (260 HP @ 6900 RPM) has 66 more horse power than 1995 Toyota Lexcen. (194 HP @ 5200 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2002 Acura CL should accelerate faster than 1995 Toyota Lexcen. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2002 Acura CL weights approximately 195 kg more than 1995 Toyota Lexcen. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1995 Toyota Lexcen 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 1995 Toyota Lexcen. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2002 Acura CL, 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, 2002 Acura CL (315 Nm @ 3500 RPM) has 11 more torque (in Nm) than 1995 Toyota Lexcen. (304 Nm @ 3600 RPM). This means 2002 Acura CL will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1995 Toyota Lexcen. 2002 Acura CL has automatic transmission and 1995 Toyota Lexcen has manual transmission. 1995 Toyota Lexcen 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 Toyota Lexcen 2002 Acura CL
Make Toyota Acura
Model Lexcen CL
Year Released 1995 2002
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3791 cc 3210 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 194 HP 260 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 6900 RPM
Torque 304 Nm 315 Nm
Torque RPM 3600 RPM 3500 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1385 kg 1580 kg
Vehicle Length 4870 mm 4880 mm
Vehicle Width 1800 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1450 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 2740 mm 2580 mm


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