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2002 Acura CL vs. 2007 Ford Falcon

To start off, 2007 Ford Falcon is newer by 5 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 3,984 cc (6 cylinders), 2007 Ford Falcon is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2002 Acura CL (260 HP @ 6900 RPM) has 60 more horse power than 2007 Ford Falcon. (200 HP @ 4900 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2002 Acura CL should accelerate faster than 2007 Ford Falcon. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Ford Falcon weights approximately 1 kg more than 2002 Acura CL.

Because 2007 Ford Falcon 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 2007 Ford Falcon. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2002 Acura CL, 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, 2007 Ford Falcon (357 Nm @ 3000 RPM) has 42 more torque (in Nm) than 2002 Acura CL. (315 Nm @ 3500 RPM). This means 2007 Ford Falcon will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2002 Acura CL.

Compare all specifications:

2002 Acura CL 2007 Ford Falcon
Make Acura Ford
Model CL Falcon
Year Released 2002 2007
Body Type Coupe Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3210 cc 3984 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 260 HP 200 HP
Engine RPM 6900 RPM 4900 RPM
Torque 315 Nm 357 Nm
Torque RPM 3500 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 89 mm 92.4 mm
Engine Stroke Size 86 mm 99.3 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.8:1 9.6:1
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1580 kg 1581 kg
Wheelbase Size 2580 mm 2930 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 65 L 70 L


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