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2002 SsangYong Rexton vs. 2002 Acura CL

To start off, both 2002 SsangYong Rexton 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 142 more horse power than 2002 SsangYong Rexton. (118 HP @ 4100 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2002 Acura CL should accelerate faster than 2002 SsangYong Rexton. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2002 SsangYong Rexton weights approximately 271 kg more than 2002 Acura CL.

Because 2002 SsangYong Rexton is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2002 Acura CL. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2002 SsangYong Rexton will offer significantly more control. 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 59 more torque (in Nm) than 2002 SsangYong Rexton. (256 Nm @ 2400 RPM). This means 2002 Acura CL will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2002 SsangYong Rexton.

Compare all specifications:

2002 SsangYong Rexton 2002 Acura CL
Make SsangYong Acura
Model Rexton CL
Year Released 2002 2002
Body Type SUV Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2874 cc 3210 cc
Engine Cylinders 5 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 118 HP 260 HP
Engine RPM 4100 RPM 6900 RPM
Torque 256 Nm 315 Nm
Torque RPM 2400 RPM 3500 RPM
Engine Bore Size 89.1 mm 89 mm
Engine Stroke Size 92.4 mm 86 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 22.0:1 9.8:1
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1851 kg 1580 kg
Vehicle Length 4730 mm 4880 mm
Vehicle Width 1880 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1770 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 2580 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 80 L 65 L


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