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2001 Proton Tiara vs. 2003 Saab 03-Sep

To start off, 2003 Saab 03-Sep is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2001 Proton Tiara. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2001 Proton Tiara would be higher. At 1,998 cc (4 cylinders), 2003 Saab 03-Sep is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2003 Saab 03-Sep (250 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 191 more horse power than 2001 Proton Tiara. (59 HP @ 6200 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2003 Saab 03-Sep should accelerate faster than 2001 Proton Tiara. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2003 Saab 03-Sep weights approximately 885 kg more than 2001 Proton Tiara. 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, 2003 Saab 03-Sep (370 Nm @ 2700 RPM) has 280 more torque (in Nm) than 2001 Proton Tiara. (90 Nm @ 3800 RPM). This means 2003 Saab 03-Sep will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2001 Proton Tiara.

Compare all specifications:

2001 Proton Tiara 2003 Saab 03-Sep
Make Proton Saab
Model Tiara 03-Sep
Year Released 2001 2003
Body Type Hatchback Convertible
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1124 cc 1998 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 59 HP 250 HP
Engine RPM 6200 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 90 Nm 370 Nm
Torque RPM 3800 RPM 2700 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 780 kg 1665 kg
Vehicle Length 3530 mm 4640 mm
Vehicle Width 1530 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1440 mm
Wheelbase Size 2290 mm 2610 mm


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