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2000 Rolls-Royce Park Ward vs. 2012 Buick LaCrosse

To start off, 2012 Buick LaCrosse is newer by 12 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2000 Rolls-Royce Park Ward. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2000 Rolls-Royce Park Ward would be higher. At 5,379 cc (12 cylinders), 2000 Rolls-Royce Park Ward is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2000 Rolls-Royce Park Ward (322 HP @ 5000 RPM) has 140 more horse power than 2012 Buick LaCrosse. (182 HP @ 6700 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2000 Rolls-Royce Park Ward should accelerate faster than 2012 Buick LaCrosse. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2000 Rolls-Royce Park Ward weights approximately 710 kg more than 2012 Buick LaCrosse. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2000 Rolls-Royce Park Ward 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 Rolls-Royce Park Ward. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2012 Buick LaCrosse, 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 Rolls-Royce Park Ward (499 Nm @ 3900 RPM) has 266 more torque (in Nm) than 2012 Buick LaCrosse. (233 Nm @ 4900 RPM). This means 2000 Rolls-Royce Park Ward will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2012 Buick LaCrosse.

Compare all specifications:

2000 Rolls-Royce Park Ward 2012 Buick LaCrosse
Make Rolls-Royce Buick
Model Park Ward LaCrosse
Year Released 2000 2012
Body Type Sedan Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5379 cc 2400 cc
Engine Cylinders 12 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 322 HP 182 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 6700 RPM
Torque 499 Nm 233 Nm
Torque RPM 3900 RPM 4900 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline / Electric Hybrid
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Automatic 6-speed shiftable automatic
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 2450 kg 1740 kg
Vehicle Length 5650 mm 5001 mm
Vehicle Width 1940 mm 1857 mm
Vehicle Height 1520 mm 1504 mm
Wheelbase Size 3360 mm 2837 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 100 L 59 L


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