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2003 Peugeot 206 vs. 2002 Subaru Outback

To start off, 2003 Peugeot 206 is newer by 1 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, 2002 Subaru Outback (154 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 46 more horse power than 2003 Peugeot 206. (108 HP @ 6000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2002 Subaru Outback should accelerate faster than 2003 Peugeot 206. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2002 Subaru Outback weights approximately 350 kg more than 2003 Peugeot 206. 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 2003 Peugeot 206. 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, 2002 Subaru Outback (224 Nm @ 3600 RPM) has 77 more torque (in Nm) than 2003 Peugeot 206. (147 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2002 Subaru Outback will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2003 Peugeot 206. 2002 Subaru Outback has automatic transmission and 2003 Peugeot 206 has manual transmission. 2003 Peugeot 206 will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2002 Subaru Outback will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2003 Peugeot 206 2002 Subaru Outback
Make Peugeot Subaru
Model 206 Outback
Year Released 2003 2002
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1580 cc 2457 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line boxer
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 108 HP 154 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 147 Nm 224 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 3600 RPM
Engine Bore Size 78.5 mm 99.5 mm
Engine Stroke Size 82 mm 79 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1140 kg 1490 kg
Vehicle Length 3840 mm 4730 mm
Vehicle Width 1680 mm 1750 mm
Vehicle Height 1380 mm 1550 mm
Wheelbase Size 2450 mm 2660 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 47 L 64 L


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