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2002 Saab 03-Sep vs. 2002 Acura CL

To start off, both 2002 Saab 03-Sep and 2002 Acura CL were released in the same year (2002). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 3,210 cc (6 cylinders), 2002 Acura CL is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2002 Acura CL (260 HP @ 6900 RPM) has 87 more horse power than 2002 Saab 03-Sep. (173 HP @ 5500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2002 Acura CL should accelerate faster than 2002 Saab 03-Sep. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2002 Acura CL weights approximately 70 kg more than 2002 Saab 03-Sep. 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 Acura CL (315 Nm @ 3500 RPM) has 35 more torque (in Nm) than 2002 Saab 03-Sep. (280 Nm @ 2500 RPM). This means 2002 Acura CL will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2002 Saab 03-Sep. 2002 Acura CL has automatic transmission and 2002 Saab 03-Sep has manual transmission. 2002 Saab 03-Sep will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2002 Acura CL will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2002 Saab 03-Sep 2002 Acura CL
Make Saab Acura
Model 03-Sep CL
Year Released 2002 2002
Body Type Sedan Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1998 cc 3210 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 173 HP 260 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 6900 RPM
Torque 280 Nm 315 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 3500 RPM
Engine Bore Size 86 mm 89 mm
Engine Stroke Size 86 mm 86 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 9.8:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1510 kg 1580 kg
Vehicle Length 4640 mm 4880 mm
Vehicle Width 1770 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1470 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 2710 mm 2580 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 61 L 65 L


 

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