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2003 Saab 03-Sep vs. 2006 Suzuki Aerio

To start off, 2006 Suzuki Aerio is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2003 Saab 03-Sep. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2003 Saab 03-Sep would be higher. At 2,294 cc (4 cylinders), 2006 Suzuki Aerio is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2003 Saab 03-Sep (250 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 95 more horse power than 2006 Suzuki Aerio. (155 HP @ 5400 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2003 Saab 03-Sep should accelerate faster than 2006 Suzuki Aerio. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2003 Saab 03-Sep weights approximately 600 kg more than 2006 Suzuki Aerio. 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, 2003 Saab 03-Sep (370 Nm @ 2700 RPM) has 164 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Suzuki Aerio. (206 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2003 Saab 03-Sep will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Suzuki Aerio.

Compare all specifications:

2003 Saab 03-Sep 2006 Suzuki Aerio
Make Saab Suzuki
Model 03-Sep Aerio
Year Released 2003 2006
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1998 cc 2294 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 250 HP 155 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 5400 RPM
Torque 370 Nm 206 Nm
Torque RPM 2700 RPM 3000 RPM
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1665 kg 1065 kg
Vehicle Length 4640 mm 4240 mm
Vehicle Width 1770 mm 1730 mm
Vehicle Height 1440 mm 1560 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2490 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 9.1 L/100km 8.7 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 61 L 50 L


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