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2000 Infiniti Q45 vs. 2002 Acura CL

To start off, 2002 Acura CL is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2000 Infiniti Q45. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2000 Infiniti Q45 would be higher. At 4,130 cc (8 cylinders), 2000 Infiniti Q45 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2000 Infiniti Q45 (265 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 5 more horse power than 2002 Acura CL. (260 HP @ 6900 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2000 Infiniti Q45 should accelerate faster than 2002 Acura CL. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2000 Infiniti Q45 weights approximately 180 kg more than 2002 Acura CL. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2000 Infiniti Q45 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 Infiniti Q45. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2002 Acura CL, 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 Infiniti Q45 (378 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 63 more torque (in Nm) than 2002 Acura CL. (315 Nm @ 3500 RPM). This means 2000 Infiniti Q45 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2002 Acura CL.

Compare all specifications:

2000 Infiniti Q45 2002 Acura CL
Make Infiniti Acura
Model Q45 CL
Year Released 2000 2002
Body Type Sedan Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4130 cc 3210 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 265 HP 260 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 6900 RPM
Torque 378 Nm 315 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 3500 RPM
Engine Bore Size 93 mm 89 mm
Engine Stroke Size 76 mm 86 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1760 kg 1580 kg
Vehicle Length 5070 mm 4880 mm
Vehicle Width 1830 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1450 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 2840 mm 2580 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 65 L


 

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