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2001 Citroen C5 vs. 2013 Toyota Sequoia

To start off, 2013 Toyota Sequoia is newer by 12 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2001 Citroen C5. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2001 Citroen C5 would be higher. At 5,700 cc (8 cylinders), 2013 Toyota Sequoia is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2013 Toyota Sequoia (376 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 268 more horse power than 2001 Citroen C5. (108 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2013 Toyota Sequoia should accelerate faster than 2001 Citroen C5. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2013 Toyota Sequoia weights approximately 1232 kg more than 2001 Citroen C5. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2013 Toyota Sequoia 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 2013 Toyota Sequoia. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2001 Citroen C5, 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, 2013 Toyota Sequoia (544 Nm @ 3600 RPM) has 304 more torque (in Nm) than 2001 Citroen C5. (240 Nm @ 1750 RPM). This means 2013 Toyota Sequoia will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2001 Citroen C5. 2013 Toyota Sequoia has automatic transmission and 2001 Citroen C5 has manual transmission. 2001 Citroen C5 will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2013 Toyota Sequoia will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2001 Citroen C5 2013 Toyota Sequoia
Make Citroen Toyota
Model C5 Sequoia
Year Released 2001 2013
Body Type Sedan SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1997 cc 5700 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 108 HP 376 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 240 Nm 544 Nm
Torque RPM 1750 RPM 3600 RPM
Engine Bore Size 85 mm 94 mm
Engine Stroke Size 88 mm 102 mm
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type Manual 6-speed automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 7 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1482 kg 2714 kg
Vehicle Length 4770 mm 5210 mm
Vehicle Width 1780 mm 2030 mm
Vehicle Height 1530 mm 1955 mm
Wheelbase Size 2760 mm 3100 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 80 L 100 L


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