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1996 Plymouth Voyager vs. 2002 Acura CL

To start off, 2002 Acura CL is newer by 6 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1996 Plymouth Voyager. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1996 Plymouth Voyager 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 129 more horse power than 1996 Plymouth Voyager. (131 HP @ 5900 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2002 Acura CL should accelerate faster than 1996 Plymouth Voyager. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1996 Plymouth Voyager weights approximately 226 kg more than 2002 Acura CL.

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 141 more torque (in Nm) than 1996 Plymouth Voyager. (174 Nm @ 4900 RPM). This means 2002 Acura CL will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1996 Plymouth Voyager. 2002 Acura CL has automatic transmission and 1996 Plymouth Voyager has manual transmission. 1996 Plymouth Voyager 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:

1996 Plymouth Voyager 2002 Acura CL
Make Plymouth Acura
Model Voyager CL
Year Released 1996 2002
Body Type Minivan Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1996 cc 3210 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 131 HP 260 HP
Engine RPM 5900 RPM 6900 RPM
Torque 174 Nm 315 Nm
Torque RPM 4900 RPM 3500 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 7 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1806 kg 1580 kg
Vehicle Length 4740 mm 4880 mm
Vehicle Width 1960 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1790 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 2880 mm 2580 mm


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