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2003 Alfa Romeo 166 vs. 2000 Toyota Tundra

To start off, 2003 Alfa Romeo 166 is newer by 3 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 94 more horse power than 2003 Alfa Romeo 166. (148 HP @ 6300 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2000 Toyota Tundra should accelerate faster than 2003 Alfa Romeo 166. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2000 Toyota Tundra weights approximately 530 kg more than 2003 Alfa Romeo 166. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2000 Toyota Tundra is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2003 Alfa Romeo 166. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2000 Toyota Tundra 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, 2000 Toyota Tundra (426 Nm @ 3400 RPM) has 244 more torque (in Nm) than 2003 Alfa Romeo 166. (182 Nm @ 3800 RPM). This means 2000 Toyota Tundra will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2003 Alfa Romeo 166. 2000 Toyota Tundra has automatic transmission and 2003 Alfa Romeo 166 has manual transmission. 2003 Alfa Romeo 166 will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2000 Toyota Tundra will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2003 Alfa Romeo 166 2000 Toyota Tundra
Make Alfa Romeo Toyota
Model 166 Tundra
Year Released 2003 2000
Body Type Sedan Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1970 cc 4663 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 148 HP 242 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 4800 RPM
Torque 182 Nm 426 Nm
Torque RPM 3800 RPM 3400 RPM
Drive Type Front 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Vehicle Weight 1420 kg 1950 kg
Vehicle Length 4730 mm 5530 mm
Vehicle Width 1810 mm 1920 mm
Vehicle Height 1420 mm 1800 mm
Wheelbase Size 2600 mm 3270 mm


 

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