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1997 MCC Smart vs. 2007 Toyota Sequoia

To start off, 2007 Toyota Sequoia is newer by 10 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1997 MCC Smart. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1997 MCC Smart would be higher. At 4,664 cc (8 cylinders), 2007 Toyota Sequoia is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Toyota Sequoia (274 HP) has 221 more horse power than 1997 MCC Smart. (53 HP) In normal driving conditions, 2007 Toyota Sequoia should accelerate faster than 1997 MCC Smart. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Toyota Sequoia weights approximately 460 kg more than 1997 MCC Smart. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2007 Toyota Sequoia is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1997 MCC Smart. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2007 Toyota Sequoia will offer significantly more control. 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. 2007 Toyota Sequoia has automatic transmission and 1997 MCC Smart has manual transmission. 1997 MCC Smart will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2007 Toyota Sequoia will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1997 MCC Smart 2007 Toyota Sequoia
Make MCC Toyota
Model Smart Sequoia
Year Released 1997 2007
Body Type Coupe SUV
Engine Position Rear Front
Engine Size 599 cc 4664 cc
Engine Cylinders 3 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 53 HP 274 HP
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 2 seats 8 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 650 kg 1110 kg
Vehicle Length 2510 mm 5190 mm
Vehicle Width 1460 mm 2010 mm


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