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2001 Toyota Avensis vs. 2001 Vauxhall Omega

To start off, both 2001 Toyota Avensis and 2001 Vauxhall Omega were released in the same year (2001). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 3,175 cc (6 cylinders), 2001 Vauxhall Omega is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2001 Vauxhall Omega (215 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 67 more horse power than 2001 Toyota Avensis. (148 HP @ 6000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2001 Vauxhall Omega should accelerate faster than 2001 Toyota Avensis. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2001 Vauxhall Omega weights approximately 175 kg more than 2001 Toyota Avensis. 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 Vauxhall Omega (290 Nm @ 3400 RPM) has 98 more torque (in Nm) than 2001 Toyota Avensis. (192 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2001 Vauxhall Omega will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2001 Toyota Avensis.

Compare all specifications:

2001 Toyota Avensis 2001 Vauxhall Omega
Make Toyota Vauxhall
Model Avensis Omega
Year Released 2001 2001
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1997 cc 3175 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 148 HP 215 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 192 Nm 290 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 3400 RPM
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Vehicle Weight 1460 kg 1635 kg
Vehicle Length 4660 mm 4900 mm
Vehicle Width 1770 mm 1790 mm
Vehicle Height 1680 mm 1510 mm
Wheelbase Size 2710 mm 2740 mm


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