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2002 Chrysler Sebring vs. 2012 GMC Acadia

To start off, 2012 GMC Acadia is newer by 10 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), 2012 GMC Acadia is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2012 GMC Acadia (288 HP @ 6300 RPM) has 139 more horse power than 2002 Chrysler Sebring. (149 HP @ 5200 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2012 GMC Acadia should accelerate faster than 2002 Chrysler Sebring. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2012 GMC Acadia weights approximately 660 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, 2012 GMC Acadia (366 Nm @ 3400 RPM) has 140 more torque (in Nm) than 2002 Chrysler Sebring. (226 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2012 GMC Acadia will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2002 Chrysler Sebring.

Compare all specifications:

2002 Chrysler Sebring 2012 GMC Acadia
Make Chrysler GMC
Model Sebring Acadia
Year Released 2002 2012
Body Type Sedan SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2343 cc 3600 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 149 HP 288 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 6300 RPM
Torque 226 Nm 366 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 3400 RPM
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic 6-speed shiftable automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 7 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1452 kg 2112 kg
Vehicle Length 4850 mm 5098 mm
Vehicle Width 1800 mm 1986 mm
Vehicle Height 1400 mm 1849 mm
Wheelbase Size 2880 mm 3020 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 61 L 83 L


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