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2000 Toyota Tundra vs. 2002 Toyota Tundra

To start off, 2002 Toyota Tundra is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2000 Toyota Tundra. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2000 Toyota Tundra 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 55 more horse power than 2002 Toyota Tundra. (187 HP @ 4800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2000 Toyota Tundra should accelerate faster than 2002 Toyota Tundra. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2000 Toyota Tundra weights approximately 230 kg more than 2002 Toyota Tundra. 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 Toyota Tundra (426 Nm @ 3400 RPM) has 127 more torque (in Nm) than 2002 Toyota Tundra. (299 Nm @ 3600 RPM). This means 2000 Toyota Tundra will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2002 Toyota Tundra.

Compare all specifications:

2000 Toyota Tundra 2002 Toyota Tundra
Make Toyota Toyota
Model Tundra Tundra
Year Released 2000 2002
Body Type Pickup Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4663 cc 3400 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 242 HP 187 HP
Engine RPM 4800 RPM 4800 RPM
Torque 426 Nm 299 Nm
Torque RPM 3400 RPM 3600 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD 4WD
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Vehicle Weight 1950 kg 1720 kg
Vehicle Length 5530 mm 5530 mm
Vehicle Width 1920 mm 1920 mm
Vehicle Height 1800 mm 1800 mm
Wheelbase Size 3270 mm 3270 mm


 

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