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2001 Toyota Tundra vs. 2007 Toyota Auris

To start off, 2007 Toyota Auris is newer by 6 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2001 Toyota Tundra. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2001 Toyota Tundra would be higher. At 4,700 cc (8 cylinders), 2001 Toyota Tundra is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2001 Toyota Tundra (245 HP @ 5200 RPM) has 149 more horse power than 2007 Toyota Auris. (96 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2001 Toyota Tundra should accelerate faster than 2007 Toyota Auris.

Because 2001 Toyota Tundra 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 2001 Toyota Tundra. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2007 Toyota Auris, 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, 2001 Toyota Tundra (427 Nm) has 297 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Toyota Auris. (130 Nm). This means 2001 Toyota Tundra will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 Toyota Auris. 2001 Toyota Tundra has automatic transmission and 2007 Toyota Auris has manual transmission. 2007 Toyota Auris will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2001 Toyota Tundra will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2001 Toyota Tundra 2007 Toyota Auris
Make Toyota Toyota
Model Tundra Auris
Year Released 2001 2007
Body Type Pickup Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4700 cc 1397 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 245 HP 96 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 427 Nm 130 Nm
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 3 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Length 5530 mm 4390 mm
Vehicle Width 1920 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1800 mm 1520 mm
Wheelbase Size 3270 mm 2610 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 45 L 55 L


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