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2002 Subaru Outback vs. 2005 Toyota Previa

To start off, 2005 Toyota Previa is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2002 Subaru Outback. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2002 Subaru Outback would be higher. At 2,457 cc (4 cylinders), 2002 Subaru Outback is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Toyota Previa (161 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 7 more horse power than 2002 Subaru Outback. (154 HP @ 5600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Toyota Previa should accelerate faster than 2002 Subaru Outback. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Toyota Previa weights approximately 191 kg more than 2002 Subaru Outback. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2002 Subaru Outback is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2005 Toyota Previa. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2002 Subaru Outback 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, 2005 Toyota Previa (225 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 1 more torque (in Nm) than 2002 Subaru Outback. (224 Nm @ 3600 RPM). This means 2005 Toyota Previa will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2002 Subaru Outback.

Compare all specifications:

2002 Subaru Outback 2005 Toyota Previa
Make Subaru Toyota
Model Outback Previa
Year Released 2002 2005
Body Type Station Wagon Minivan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2457 cc 2362 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type boxer in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 154 HP 161 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 224 Nm 225 Nm
Torque RPM 3600 RPM 4000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type 4WD Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 7 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1490 kg 1681 kg
Vehicle Length 4730 mm 4790 mm
Vehicle Width 1750 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1550 mm 1790 mm
Wheelbase Size 2660 mm 2910 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 64 L 75 L


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