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2002 Acura CL vs. 2010 Ford Crown Victoria

To start off, 2010 Ford Crown Victoria 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 4,601 cc (8 cylinders), 2010 Ford Crown Victoria is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2002 Acura CL (260 HP @ 6900 RPM) has 35 more horse power than 2010 Ford Crown Victoria. (225 HP @ 4800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2002 Acura CL should accelerate faster than 2010 Ford Crown Victoria. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2010 Ford Crown Victoria weights approximately 260 kg more than 2002 Acura CL.

Because 2010 Ford Crown Victoria 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 2010 Ford Crown Victoria. 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, 2010 Ford Crown Victoria (369 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 54 more torque (in Nm) than 2002 Acura CL. (315 Nm @ 3500 RPM). This means 2010 Ford Crown Victoria will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2002 Acura CL.

Compare all specifications:

2002 Acura CL 2010 Ford Crown Victoria
Make Acura Ford
Model CL Crown Victoria
Year Released 2002 2010
Body Type Coupe Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3210 cc 4601 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 260 HP 225 HP
Engine RPM 6900 RPM 4800 RPM
Torque 315 Nm 369 Nm
Torque RPM 3500 RPM 4000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 89 mm 90.2 mm
Engine Stroke Size 86 mm 89.9 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.8:1 9.4:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
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 1840 kg
Vehicle Length 4880 mm 5390 mm
Vehicle Width 1800 mm 2000 mm
Vehicle Height 1420 mm 1490 mm
Wheelbase Size 2580 mm 2920 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 65 L 72 L


 

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