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2001 Toyota Avalon vs. 2005 Honda Accord

To start off, 2005 Honda Accord is newer by 4 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2001 Toyota Avalon. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2001 Toyota Avalon would be higher. At 2,982 cc (6 cylinders), 2001 Toyota Avalon is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2001 Toyota Avalon (210 HP @ 5300 RPM) has 72 more horse power than 2005 Honda Accord. (138 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2001 Toyota Avalon should accelerate faster than 2005 Honda Accord. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2001 Toyota Avalon weights approximately 36 kg more than 2005 Honda Accord. 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, 2005 Honda Accord (347 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 49 more torque (in Nm) than 2001 Toyota Avalon. (298 Nm @ 4400 RPM). This means 2005 Honda Accord will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2001 Toyota Avalon.

Compare all specifications:

2001 Toyota Avalon 2005 Honda Accord
Make Toyota Honda
Model Avalon Accord
Year Released 2001 2005
Body Type Sedan Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2982 cc 2204 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 210 HP 138 HP
Engine RPM 5300 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 298 Nm 347 Nm
Torque RPM 4400 RPM 2000 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 10.5:1 16.7:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1681 kg 1645 kg
Vehicle Length 4880 mm 4760 mm
Vehicle Width 1830 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1430 mm 1480 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2630 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 6.7 L/100km 5.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 65 L


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