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2002 Cadillac DeVille vs. 2003 Saab 03-Sep

To start off, 2003 Saab 03-Sep is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2002 Cadillac DeVille. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2002 Cadillac DeVille would be higher. At 4,570 cc (8 cylinders), 2002 Cadillac DeVille is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2002 Cadillac DeVille (275 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 25 more horse power than 2003 Saab 03-Sep. (250 HP @ 5500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2002 Cadillac DeVille should accelerate faster than 2003 Saab 03-Sep. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2002 Cadillac DeVille weights approximately 40 kg more than 2003 Saab 03-Sep. 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 Cadillac DeVille (406 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 36 more torque (in Nm) than 2003 Saab 03-Sep. (370 Nm @ 2700 RPM). This means 2002 Cadillac DeVille will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2003 Saab 03-Sep. 2002 Cadillac DeVille has automatic transmission and 2003 Saab 03-Sep has manual transmission. 2003 Saab 03-Sep will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2002 Cadillac DeVille will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2002 Cadillac DeVille 2003 Saab 03-Sep
Make Cadillac Saab
Model DeVille 03-Sep
Year Released 2002 2003
Body Type Sedan Convertible
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4570 cc 1998 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 275 HP 250 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 406 Nm 370 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 2700 RPM
Engine Bore Size 93 mm 86 mm
Engine Stroke Size 84 mm 86 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 10.3:1 9.5:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1705 kg 1665 kg
Vehicle Length 5260 mm 4640 mm
Vehicle Width 1900 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1450 mm 1440 mm
Wheelbase Size 2900 mm 2610 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 14.7 L/100km 9.1 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 68 L 61 L


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