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2002 Acura CL vs. 2000 Audi TT

To start off, 2002 Acura CL is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2000 Audi TT. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2000 Audi TT would be higher. At 3,210 cc (6 cylinders), 2002 Acura CL is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2002 Acura CL (260 HP @ 6900 RPM) has 90 more horse power than 2000 Audi TT. (170 HP @ 5700 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2002 Acura CL should accelerate faster than 2000 Audi TT. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2002 Acura CL weights approximately 300 kg more than 2000 Audi TT. 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, 2002 Acura CL (315 Nm @ 3500 RPM) has 80 more torque (in Nm) than 2000 Audi TT. (235 Nm @ 1950 RPM). This means 2002 Acura CL will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2000 Audi TT.

Compare all specifications:

2002 Acura CL 2000 Audi TT
Make Acura Audi
Model CL TT
Year Released 2002 2000
Body Type Coupe Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3210 cc 1781 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 5 valves
Horse Power 260 HP 170 HP
Engine RPM 6900 RPM 5700 RPM
Torque 315 Nm 235 Nm
Torque RPM 3500 RPM 1950 RPM
Engine Bore Size 89 mm 81 mm
Engine Stroke Size 86 mm 86.4 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.8:1 10.0:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1580 kg 1280 kg
Vehicle Length 4880 mm 4050 mm
Vehicle Width 1800 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1420 mm 1350 mm
Wheelbase Size 2580 mm 2430 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 65 L 55 L


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