2002 Renault Avantime vs. 2000 Suzuki Ignis

To start off, 2002 Renault Avantime is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2000 Suzuki Ignis. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2000 Suzuki Ignis would be higher. At 2,958 cc (6 cylinders), 2002 Renault Avantime is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2002 Renault Avantime (207 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 125 more horse power than 2000 Suzuki Ignis. (82 HP @ 5500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2002 Renault Avantime should accelerate faster than 2000 Suzuki Ignis. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2002 Renault Avantime weights approximately 750 kg more than 2000 Suzuki Ignis. 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, 2002 Renault Avantime (285 Nm @ 3750 RPM) has 175 more torque (in Nm) than 2000 Suzuki Ignis. (110 Nm @ 3500 RPM). This means 2002 Renault Avantime will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2000 Suzuki Ignis. 2002 Renault Avantime has automatic transmission and 2000 Suzuki Ignis has manual transmission. 2000 Suzuki Ignis will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2002 Renault Avantime will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2002 Renault Avantime 2000 Suzuki Ignis
Make Renault Suzuki
Model Avantime Ignis
Year Released 2002 2000
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2958 cc 1328 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 207 HP 82 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 285 Nm 110 Nm
Torque RPM 3750 RPM 3500 RPM
Engine Bore Size 87 mm 78 mm
Engine Stroke Size 82.6 mm 69.6 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 10.9:1 9.5:1
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1700 kg 950 kg
Vehicle Length 4650 mm 3620 mm
Vehicle Width 1830 mm 1600 mm
Vehicle Height 1630 mm 1550 mm
Wheelbase Size 2670 mm 2370 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 80 L 41 L


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