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2001 Toyota Avensis vs. 2005 Volvo XC70

To start off, 2005 Volvo XC70 is newer by 4 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2001 Toyota Avensis. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2001 Toyota Avensis would be higher. At 2,401 cc (5 cylinders), 2005 Volvo XC70 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Volvo XC70 (217 HP @ 5100 RPM) has 69 more horse power than 2001 Toyota Avensis. (148 HP @ 6000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Volvo XC70 should accelerate faster than 2001 Toyota Avensis. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Volvo XC70 weights approximately 275 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.

Because 2005 Volvo XC70 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2001 Toyota Avensis. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2005 Volvo XC70 will offer significantly more control. 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 Volvo XC70 (320 Nm @ 1500 RPM) has 128 more torque (in Nm) than 2001 Toyota Avensis. (192 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2005 Volvo XC70 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2001 Toyota Avensis.

Compare all specifications:

2001 Toyota Avensis 2005 Volvo XC70
Make Toyota Volvo
Model Avensis XC70
Year Released 2001 2005
Body Type Station Wagon SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1997 cc 2401 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 5 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 148 HP 217 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 5100 RPM
Torque 192 Nm 320 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 1500 RPM
Engine Bore Size 86 mm 83 mm
Engine Stroke Size 86 mm 93.2 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.8:1 9.0:1
Top Speed 180 km/hour 210 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 12.1 seconds 8.4 seconds
Drive Type Front 4WD
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 7 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1460 kg 1735 kg
Vehicle Length 4660 mm 4740 mm
Vehicle Width 1770 mm 1870 mm
Vehicle Height 1680 mm 1570 mm
Wheelbase Size 2710 mm 2800 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.9 L/100km 10.4 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 68 L


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