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2000 Renault Laguna vs. 1999 Volvo S80

To start off, 2000 Renault Laguna is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1999 Volvo S80. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1999 Volvo S80 would be higher. At 1,984 cc (5 cylinders), 1999 Volvo S80 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1999 Volvo S80 (161 HP @ 5100 RPM) has 45 more horse power than 2000 Renault Laguna. (116 HP @ 5750 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1999 Volvo S80 should accelerate faster than 2000 Renault Laguna. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1999 Volvo S80 weights approximately 140 kg more than 2000 Renault Laguna. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than 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, 1999 Volvo S80 (230 Nm @ 1800 RPM) has 56 more torque (in Nm) than 2000 Renault Laguna. (174 Nm @ 3750 RPM). This means 1999 Volvo S80 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2000 Renault Laguna.

Compare all specifications:

2000 Renault Laguna 1999 Volvo S80
Make Renault Volvo
Model Laguna S80
Year Released 2000 1999
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1782 cc 1984 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 5 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 116 HP 161 HP
Engine RPM 5750 RPM 5100 RPM
Torque 174 Nm 230 Nm
Torque RPM 3750 RPM 1800 RPM
Engine Bore Size 82.7 mm 81 mm
Engine Stroke Size 83 mm 77 mm
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1385 kg 1525 kg
Vehicle Length 4700 mm 4830 mm
Vehicle Width 1780 mm 1840 mm
Vehicle Height 1450 mm 1440 mm
Wheelbase Size 2770 mm 2800 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 70 L


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