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2002 Chrysler Sebring vs. 2007 Renault Megane

To start off, 2007 Renault Megane is newer by 5 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 2,343 cc (4 cylinders), 2002 Chrysler Sebring is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Renault Megane (221 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 72 more horse power than 2002 Chrysler Sebring. (149 HP @ 5200 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2007 Renault Megane should accelerate faster than 2002 Chrysler Sebring. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2002 Chrysler Sebring weights approximately 97 kg more than 2007 Renault Megane.

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, 2007 Renault Megane (300 Nm @ 3000 RPM) has 74 more torque (in Nm) than 2002 Chrysler Sebring. (226 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2007 Renault Megane will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2002 Chrysler Sebring. 2002 Chrysler Sebring has automatic transmission and 2007 Renault Megane has manual transmission. 2007 Renault Megane 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 2007 Renault Megane
Make Chrysler Renault
Model Sebring Megane
Year Released 2002 2007
Body Type Sedan Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2343 cc 1997 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 149 HP 221 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 226 Nm 300 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 87.4 mm 82.7 mm
Engine Stroke Size 101 mm 93 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.4:1 9.0:1
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1452 kg 1355 kg
Vehicle Length 4850 mm 4230 mm
Vehicle Width 1800 mm 2030 mm
Vehicle Height 1400 mm 1440 mm
Wheelbase Size 2880 mm 2630 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 61 L 60 L


 

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