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2000 Toyota Tundra vs. 1996 Renault Twingo

To start off, 2000 Toyota Tundra is newer by 4 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1996 Renault Twingo. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1996 Renault Twingo would be higher. At 4,663 cc (8 cylinders), 2000 Toyota Tundra is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2000 Toyota Tundra (242 HP @ 4800 RPM) has 183 more horse power than 1996 Renault Twingo. (59 HP @ 5250 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2000 Toyota Tundra should accelerate faster than 1996 Renault Twingo. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2000 Toyota Tundra weights approximately 1134 kg more than 1996 Renault Twingo. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2000 Toyota Tundra is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1996 Renault Twingo. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2000 Toyota Tundra will offer significantly more control. 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 Toyota Tundra (426 Nm @ 3400 RPM) has 333 more torque (in Nm) than 1996 Renault Twingo. (93 Nm @ 2500 RPM). This means 2000 Toyota Tundra will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1996 Renault Twingo.

Compare all specifications:

2000 Toyota Tundra 1996 Renault Twingo
Make Toyota Renault
Model Tundra Twingo
Year Released 2000 1996
Body Type Pickup Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4663 cc 1149 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 242 HP 59 HP
Engine RPM 4800 RPM 5250 RPM
Torque 426 Nm 93 Nm
Torque RPM 3400 RPM 2500 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Vehicle Weight 1950 kg 816 kg
Vehicle Length 5530 mm 3440 mm
Vehicle Width 1920 mm 1640 mm
Vehicle Height 1800 mm 1430 mm
Wheelbase Size 3270 mm 2350 mm


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