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2000 GMC Sierra vs. 2002 Subaru Outback

To start off, 2002 Subaru Outback is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2000 GMC Sierra. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2000 GMC Sierra would be higher. At 4,293 cc (6 cylinders), 2000 GMC Sierra is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2000 GMC Sierra (197 HP @ 4600 RPM) has 43 more horse power than 2002 Subaru Outback. (154 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2000 GMC Sierra should accelerate faster than 2002 Subaru Outback. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2000 GMC Sierra weights approximately 285 kg more than 2002 Subaru Outback. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are four wheel drive (4WD) - it offers better handling, traction, and control in all driving conditions compared with front wheel drive or 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, 2000 GMC Sierra (353 Nm @ 2800 RPM) has 129 more torque (in Nm) than 2002 Subaru Outback. (224 Nm @ 3600 RPM). This means 2000 GMC Sierra will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2002 Subaru Outback. 2002 Subaru Outback has automatic transmission and 2000 GMC Sierra has manual transmission. 2000 GMC Sierra will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2002 Subaru Outback will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2000 GMC Sierra 2002 Subaru Outback
Make GMC Subaru
Model Sierra Outback
Year Released 2000 2002
Body Type Pickup Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4293 cc 2457 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V boxer
Horse Power 197 HP 154 HP
Engine RPM 4600 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 353 Nm 224 Nm
Torque RPM 2800 RPM 3600 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Vehicle Weight 1775 kg 1490 kg
Vehicle Length 5170 mm 4730 mm
Vehicle Width 2000 mm 1750 mm
Vehicle Height 1810 mm 1550 mm
Wheelbase Size 3030 mm 2660 mm


 

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