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2000 GAZ 3111 vs. 2005 Proton 300

To start off, 2005 Proton 300 is newer by 5 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 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 73 more horse power than 2005 Proton 300. (75 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2000 GAZ 3111 should accelerate faster than 2005 Proton 300. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2000 GAZ 3111 weights approximately 462 kg more than 2005 Proton 300. 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, 2005 Proton 300, 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 108 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Proton 300. (108 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2000 GAZ 3111 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Proton 300.

Compare all specifications:

2000 GAZ 3111 2005 Proton 300
Make GAZ Proton
Model 3111 300
Year Released 2000 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2287 cc 1299 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 3 valves
Horse Power 148 HP 75 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 216 Nm 108 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 3000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Vehicle Weight 1500 kg 1038 kg
Vehicle Length 4950 mm 4000 mm
Vehicle Width 1810 mm 1710 mm
Vehicle Height 1490 mm 1370 mm
Wheelbase Size 2810 mm 2450 mm


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