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2000 GAZ 3111 vs. 2001 Lexus IS

To start off, 2001 Lexus IS is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2000 GAZ 3111. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2000 GAZ 3111 would be higher. At 3,000 cc (6 cylinders), 2001 Lexus IS is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2001 Lexus IS (215 HP @ 5800 RPM) has 67 more horse power than 2000 GAZ 3111. (148 HP @ 5200 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2001 Lexus IS should accelerate faster than 2000 GAZ 3111. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2000 GAZ 3111 weights approximately 20 kg more than 2001 Lexus IS.

Both vehicles are rear wheel drive (RWD) - it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, both vehicles do the job better than front 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, 2001 Lexus IS (298 Nm) has 82 more torque (in Nm) than 2000 GAZ 3111. (216 Nm). This means 2001 Lexus IS will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2000 GAZ 3111.

Compare all specifications:

2000 GAZ 3111 2001 Lexus IS
Make GAZ Lexus
Model 3111 IS
Year Released 2000 2001
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2287 cc 3000 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 148 HP 215 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 5800 RPM
Torque 216 Nm 298 Nm
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1500 kg 1480 kg
Vehicle Length 4950 mm 4500 mm
Vehicle Width 1810 mm 1730 mm
Vehicle Height 1490 mm 1450 mm
Wheelbase Size 2810 mm 2680 mm


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