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2002 Chrysler Sebring vs. 1989 Porsche 911

To start off, 2002 Chrysler Sebring is newer by 13 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1989 Porsche 911. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1989 Porsche 911 would be higher. At 3,589 cc (6 cylinders), 1989 Porsche 911 is equipped with a bigger engine.

Because 1989 Porsche 911 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 1989 Porsche 911. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2002 Chrysler Sebring, 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, 1989 Porsche 911 (854 Nm) has 628 more torque (in Nm) than 2002 Chrysler Sebring. (226 Nm). This means 1989 Porsche 911 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2002 Chrysler Sebring. 2002 Chrysler Sebring has automatic transmission and 1989 Porsche 911 has manual transmission. 1989 Porsche 911 will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2002 Chrysler Sebring will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

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2002 Chrysler Sebring 1989 Porsche 911
Make Chrysler Porsche
Model Sebring 911
Year Released 2002 1989
Body Type Sedan Coupe
Engine Position Front Rear
Engine Size 2343 cc 3589 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line boxer
Horse Power 149 HP 0 HP
Torque 226 Nm 854 Nm
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Length 4850 mm 4350 mm
Vehicle Width 1800 mm 2110 mm
Vehicle Height 1400 mm 1150 mm
Wheelbase Size 2880 mm 2500 mm


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