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2002 Acura CL vs. 2005 Acura CL

To start off, 2005 Acura CL is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2002 Acura CL. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2002 Acura CL would be higher. At 3,210 cc (6 cylinders), 2002 Acura CL is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, both vehicles can yield 260 horse power. So under normal driving conditions, the acceleration of both vehicles should be relatively similar.

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, both vehicles can yield 315 Nm of torque. So under normal driving conditions, the ability to climb up hills and pull heavy equipment should be relatively similar for both vehicles.

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2002 Acura CL 2005 Acura CL
Make Acura Acura
Model CL CL
Year Released 2002 2005
Body Type Coupe Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3210 cc 3209 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 260 HP 260 HP
Engine RPM 6900 RPM 6900 RPM
Torque 315 Nm 315 Nm
Torque RPM 3500 RPM 3500 RPM
Engine Bore Size 89 mm 89 mm
Engine Stroke Size 86 mm 86 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.8:1 9.8:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1580 kg 1580 kg
Vehicle Length 4880 mm 4890 mm
Vehicle Width 1800 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1420 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 2580 mm 2730 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 65 L 65 L


 

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