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2002 Chrysler Sebring vs. 2005 Porsche 911

To start off, 2005 Porsche 911 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 3,600 cc (6 cylinders), 2005 Porsche 911 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Porsche 911 (456 HP @ 3500 RPM) has 307 more horse power than 2002 Chrysler Sebring. (149 HP @ 5200 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Porsche 911 should accelerate faster than 2002 Chrysler Sebring. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Porsche 911 weights approximately 63 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.

Because 2005 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 2005 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, 2005 Porsche 911 (620 Nm @ 3500 RPM) has 394 more torque (in Nm) than 2002 Chrysler Sebring. (226 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2005 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 2005 Porsche 911 has manual transmission. 2005 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.

Compare all specifications:

2002 Chrysler Sebring 2005 Porsche 911
Make Chrysler Porsche
Model Sebring 911
Year Released 2002 2005
Body Type Sedan Coupe
Engine Position Front Rear
Engine Size 2343 cc 3600 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line boxer
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 149 HP 456 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 3500 RPM
Torque 226 Nm 620 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 3500 RPM
Engine Bore Size 87.4 mm 100 mm
Engine Stroke Size 101 mm 76.4 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.4:1 9.4:1
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1452 kg 1515 kg
Vehicle Length 4850 mm 4460 mm
Vehicle Width 1800 mm 1840 mm
Vehicle Height 1400 mm 1280 mm
Wheelbase Size 2880 mm 2360 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 61 L 89 L


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