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2001 Toyota Avensis vs. 2011 Ford Galaxy

To start off, 2011 Ford Galaxy is newer by 10 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 2,293 cc (4 cylinders), 2011 Ford Galaxy is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2001 Toyota Avensis (148 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 5 more horse power than 2011 Ford Galaxy. (143 HP @ 5500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2001 Toyota Avensis should accelerate faster than 2011 Ford Galaxy. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2011 Ford Galaxy weights approximately 265 kg more than 2001 Toyota Avensis.

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, 2011 Ford Galaxy (203 Nm @ 2500 RPM) has 11 more torque (in Nm) than 2001 Toyota Avensis. (192 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2011 Ford Galaxy will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2001 Toyota Avensis.

Compare all specifications:

2001 Toyota Avensis 2011 Ford Galaxy
Make Toyota Ford
Model Avensis Galaxy
Year Released 2001 2011
Body Type Station Wagon Minivan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1997 cc 2293 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 148 HP 143 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 192 Nm 203 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 2500 RPM
Engine Bore Size 86 mm 89.6 mm
Engine Stroke Size 86 mm 91 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.8:1 10.0:1
Top Speed 180 km/hour 196 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 12.1 seconds 12.3 seconds
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1460 kg 1725 kg
Vehicle Length 4660 mm 4650 mm
Vehicle Width 1770 mm 1820 mm
Vehicle Height 1680 mm 1800 mm
Wheelbase Size 2710 mm 2840 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.9 L/100km 10.1 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 70 L


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