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2002 Mazda 6 vs. 2000 Toyota Tundra

To start off, 2002 Mazda 6 is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2000 Toyota Tundra. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2000 Toyota Tundra would be higher. At 4,663 cc (8 cylinders), 2000 Toyota Tundra is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2000 Toyota Tundra (242 HP @ 4800 RPM) has 78 more horse power than 2002 Mazda 6. (164 HP @ 6500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2000 Toyota Tundra should accelerate faster than 2002 Mazda 6. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2000 Toyota Tundra weights approximately 460 kg more than 2002 Mazda 6. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are four wheel drive (4WD) - it offers better handling, traction, and control in all driving conditions compared with front wheel drive or 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, 2000 Toyota Tundra (426 Nm @ 3400 RPM) has 206 more torque (in Nm) than 2002 Mazda 6. (220 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2000 Toyota Tundra will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2002 Mazda 6.

Compare all specifications:

2002 Mazda 6 2000 Toyota Tundra
Make Mazda Toyota
Model 6 Tundra
Year Released 2002 2000
Body Type Sedan Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2261 cc 4663 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 164 HP 242 HP
Engine RPM 6500 RPM 4800 RPM
Torque 220 Nm 426 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 3400 RPM
Engine Bore Size 87.6 mm 94 mm
Engine Stroke Size 94 mm 84 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD 4WD
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Vehicle Weight 1490 kg 1950 kg
Vehicle Length 4710 mm 5530 mm
Vehicle Width 1790 mm 1920 mm
Vehicle Height 1490 mm 1800 mm
Wheelbase Size 2680 mm 3270 mm


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