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2002 Chrysler Sebring vs. 2012 Mitsubishi Colt

To start off, 2012 Mitsubishi Colt 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 2,343 cc (4 cylinders), 2002 Chrysler Sebring is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2002 Chrysler Sebring (149 HP @ 5200 RPM) has 1 more horse power than 2012 Mitsubishi Colt. (148 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2002 Chrysler Sebring should accelerate faster than 2012 Mitsubishi Colt. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2012 Mitsubishi Colt weights approximately 98 kg more than 2002 Chrysler Sebring.

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, 2002 Chrysler Sebring (226 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 16 more torque (in Nm) than 2012 Mitsubishi Colt. (210 Nm @ 3500 RPM). This means 2002 Chrysler Sebring will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2012 Mitsubishi Colt. 2002 Chrysler Sebring has automatic transmission and 2012 Mitsubishi Colt has manual transmission. 2012 Mitsubishi Colt 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 2012 Mitsubishi Colt
Make Chrysler Mitsubishi
Model Sebring Colt
Year Released 2002 2012
Body Type Sedan Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2343 cc 1500 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 149 HP 148 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 226 Nm 210 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 3500 RPM
Engine Bore Size 87.4 mm 75.5 mm
Engine Stroke Size 101 mm 82 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.4:1 9:01
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1452 kg 1550 kg
Vehicle Length 4850 mm 3640 mm
Vehicle Width 1800 mm 1695 mm
Vehicle Height 1400 mm 1550 mm
Wheelbase Size 2880 mm 2500 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 61 L 47 L


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