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2002 Acura CL vs. 2010 Chevrolet Silverado

To start off, 2010 Chevrolet Silverado is newer by 8 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 5,998 cc (8 cylinders), 2010 Chevrolet Silverado is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2010 Chevrolet Silverado (360 HP @ 5400 RPM) has 100 more horse power than 2002 Acura CL. (260 HP @ 6900 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2010 Chevrolet Silverado should accelerate faster than 2002 Acura CL. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2002 Acura CL weights approximately 319 kg more than 2010 Chevrolet Silverado.

Because 2010 Chevrolet Silverado is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2002 Acura CL. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2010 Chevrolet Silverado will offer significantly more control. 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, 2010 Chevrolet Silverado (515 Nm @ 4200 RPM) has 200 more torque (in Nm) than 2002 Acura CL. (315 Nm @ 3500 RPM). This means 2010 Chevrolet Silverado will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2002 Acura CL.

Compare all specifications:

2002 Acura CL 2010 Chevrolet Silverado
Make Acura Chevrolet
Model CL Silverado
Year Released 2002 2010
Body Type Coupe Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3210 cc 5998 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 260 HP 360 HP
Engine RPM 6900 RPM 5400 RPM
Torque 315 Nm 515 Nm
Torque RPM 3500 RPM 4200 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 9.8:1 10.0:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front 4WD
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 6 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1580 kg 1261 kg
Vehicle Length 4880 mm 6580 mm
Vehicle Width 1800 mm 2040 mm
Vehicle Height 1420 mm 1960 mm
Wheelbase Size 2580 mm 4250 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 65 L 129 L


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