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2001 Toyota Avensis vs. 2012 Cadillac Escalade

To start off, 2012 Cadillac Escalade is newer by 11 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 6,200 cc (8 cylinders), 2012 Cadillac Escalade is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2012 Cadillac Escalade (403 HP @ 5700 RPM) has 255 more horse power than 2001 Toyota Avensis. (148 HP @ 6000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2012 Cadillac Escalade should accelerate faster than 2001 Toyota Avensis. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2012 Cadillac Escalade weights approximately 1029 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 2012 Cadillac Escalade is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 2012 Cadillac Escalade. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2001 Toyota Avensis, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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, 2012 Cadillac Escalade (565 Nm @ 4300 RPM) has 373 more torque (in Nm) than 2001 Toyota Avensis. (192 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2012 Cadillac Escalade will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2001 Toyota Avensis.

Compare all specifications:

2001 Toyota Avensis 2012 Cadillac Escalade
Make Toyota Cadillac
Model Avensis Escalade
Year Released 2001 2012
Body Type Station Wagon SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1997 cc 6200 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 148 HP 403 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 5700 RPM
Torque 192 Nm 565 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 4300 RPM
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type Automatic 6-speed shiftable automatic
Number of Seats 7 seats 7 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1460 kg 2489 kg
Vehicle Length 4660 mm 5144 mm
Vehicle Width 1770 mm 2007 mm
Vehicle Height 1680 mm 1928 mm
Wheelbase Size 2710 mm 2946 mm
Fuel Consumption 7.3 L/100km 13.1 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 12 L/100km 16.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 98 L


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