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2002 Chrysler Sebring vs. 2005 Chrysler Sebring

To start off, 2005 Chrysler Sebring is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2002 Chrysler Sebring. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2002 Chrysler Sebring would be higher. At 2,736 cc (6 cylinders), 2005 Chrysler Sebring is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Chrysler Sebring (200 HP @ 5900 RPM) has 51 more horse power than 2002 Chrysler Sebring. (149 HP @ 5200 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Chrysler Sebring should accelerate faster than 2002 Chrysler Sebring. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Chrysler Sebring weights approximately 213 kg more than 2002 Chrysler Sebring. 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, 2005 Chrysler Sebring (262 Nm @ 4300 RPM) has 36 more torque (in Nm) than 2002 Chrysler Sebring. (226 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2005 Chrysler Sebring will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2002 Chrysler Sebring.

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2002 Chrysler Sebring 2005 Chrysler Sebring
Make Chrysler Chrysler
Model Sebring Sebring
Year Released 2002 2005
Body Type Sedan Convertible
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2343 cc 2736 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 149 HP 200 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 5900 RPM
Torque 226 Nm 262 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 4300 RPM
Engine Bore Size 87.4 mm 86.1 mm
Engine Stroke Size 101 mm 78.5 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.4:1 10.0:1
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1452 kg 1665 kg
Vehicle Length 4850 mm 4930 mm
Vehicle Width 1800 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1400 mm 1410 mm
Wheelbase Size 2880 mm 2700 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 61 L 61 L


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