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2002 Acura CL vs. 2012 Dacia Logan

To start off, 2012 Dacia Logan is newer by 10 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, 2002 Acura CL (260 HP) has 186 more horse power than 2012 Dacia Logan. (74 HP). In normal driving conditions, 2002 Acura CL should accelerate faster than 2012 Dacia Logan. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2002 Acura CL weights approximately 415 kg more than 2012 Dacia Logan. 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 203 more torque (in Nm) than 2012 Dacia Logan. (112 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2002 Acura CL will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2012 Dacia Logan. 2002 Acura CL has automatic transmission and 2012 Dacia Logan has manual transmission. 2012 Dacia Logan will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2002 Acura CL will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2002 Acura CL 2012 Dacia Logan
Make Acura Dacia
Model CL Logan
Year Released 2002 2012
Body Type Coupe Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3210 cc 1388 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 260 HP 74 HP
Torque 315 Nm 112 Nm
Torque RPM 3500 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 89 mm 79.5 mm
Engine Stroke Size 86 mm 70 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.8:1 9.5:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1580 kg 1165 kg
Vehicle Length 4880 mm 4460 mm
Vehicle Width 1800 mm 1750 mm
Vehicle Height 1420 mm 1640 mm
Wheelbase Size 2580 mm 2910 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 65 L 50 L


 

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