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2001 Toyota Avensis vs. 2000 Vauxhall Agila

To start off, 2001 Toyota Avensis is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2000 Vauxhall Agila. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2000 Vauxhall Agila would be higher. At 1,997 cc (4 cylinders), 2001 Toyota Avensis is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2001 Toyota Avensis (148 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 91 more horse power than 2000 Vauxhall Agila. (57 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2001 Toyota Avensis should accelerate faster than 2000 Vauxhall Agila. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2001 Toyota Avensis weights approximately 440 kg more than 2000 Vauxhall Agila. 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, 2001 Toyota Avensis (192 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 105 more torque (in Nm) than 2000 Vauxhall Agila. (87 Nm @ 3800 RPM). This means 2001 Toyota Avensis will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2000 Vauxhall Agila. 2001 Toyota Avensis has automatic transmission and 2000 Vauxhall Agila has manual transmission. 2000 Vauxhall Agila will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2001 Toyota Avensis will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

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2001 Toyota Avensis 2000 Vauxhall Agila
Make Toyota Vauxhall
Model Avensis Agila
Year Released 2001 2000
Body Type Station Wagon Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1997 cc 973 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 3 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 148 HP 57 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 192 Nm 87 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 3800 RPM
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 7 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1460 kg 1020 kg
Vehicle Length 4660 mm 3510 mm
Vehicle Width 1770 mm 1630 mm
Vehicle Height 1680 mm 1700 mm
Wheelbase Size 2710 mm 2370 mm


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