2002 Alfa Romeo 147 vs. 2001 Holden Vectra

To start off, 2002 Alfa Romeo 147 is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2001 Holden Vectra. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2001 Holden Vectra would be higher. At 2,198 cc (4 cylinders), 2001 Holden Vectra is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2001 Holden Vectra (139 HP @ 5200 RPM) has 26 more horse power than 2002 Alfa Romeo 147. (113 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2001 Holden Vectra should accelerate faster than 2002 Alfa Romeo 147. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2002 Alfa Romeo 147 weights approximately 45 kg more than 2001 Holden Vectra.

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 Alfa Romeo 147 (275 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 75 more torque (in Nm) than 2001 Holden Vectra. (200 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2002 Alfa Romeo 147 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2001 Holden Vectra.

Compare all specifications:

2002 Alfa Romeo 147 2001 Holden Vectra
Make Alfa Romeo Holden
Model 147 Vectra
Year Released 2002 2001
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1910 cc 2198 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 113 HP 139 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 5200 RPM
Torque 275 Nm 200 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 4000 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Doors 3 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1345 kg 1300 kg
Vehicle Length 4180 mm 4500 mm
Vehicle Width 1740 mm 1710 mm
Vehicle Height 1450 mm 1430 mm
Wheelbase Size 2600 mm 2650 mm


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