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2000 GAZ 3111 vs. 2000 Holden Vectra

To start off, both 2000 GAZ 3111 and 2000 Holden Vectra were released in the same year (2000). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 2,287 cc (4 cylinders), 2000 GAZ 3111 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2000 GAZ 3111 (148 HP @ 5200 RPM) has 8 more horse power than 2000 Holden Vectra. (140 HP @ 5200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2000 GAZ 3111 should accelerate faster than 2000 Holden Vectra. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2000 GAZ 3111 weights approximately 200 kg more than 2000 Holden Vectra. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2000 GAZ 3111 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 2000 GAZ 3111. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2000 Holden Vectra, 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, 2000 GAZ 3111 (216 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 16 more torque (in Nm) than 2000 Holden Vectra. (200 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2000 GAZ 3111 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2000 Holden Vectra.

Compare all specifications:

2000 GAZ 3111 2000 Holden Vectra
Make GAZ Holden
Model 3111 Vectra
Year Released 2000 2000
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2287 cc 2198 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 148 HP 140 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 5200 RPM
Torque 216 Nm 200 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 4000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Vehicle Weight 1500 kg 1300 kg
Vehicle Length 4950 mm 4500 mm
Vehicle Width 1810 mm 1710 mm
Vehicle Height 1490 mm 1430 mm
Wheelbase Size 2810 mm 2650 mm


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