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2003 Saab 03-Sep vs. 2007 Volkswagen Caddy

To start off, 2007 Volkswagen Caddy is newer by 4 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 1,998 cc (4 cylinders), 2003 Saab 03-Sep is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2003 Saab 03-Sep (250 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 149 more horse power than 2007 Volkswagen Caddy. (101 HP @ 3800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2003 Saab 03-Sep should accelerate faster than 2007 Volkswagen Caddy. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2003 Saab 03-Sep weights approximately 165 kg more than 2007 Volkswagen Caddy. 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 222 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Volkswagen Caddy. (148 Nm @ 3800 RPM). This means 2003 Saab 03-Sep will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 Volkswagen Caddy.

Compare all specifications:

2003 Saab 03-Sep 2007 Volkswagen Caddy
Make Saab Volkswagen
Model 03-Sep Caddy
Year Released 2003 2007
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1998 cc 1598 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 250 HP 101 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 3800 RPM
Torque 370 Nm 148 Nm
Torque RPM 2700 RPM 3800 RPM
Engine Bore Size 86 mm 81 mm
Engine Stroke Size 86 mm 77.4 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 10.0:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Top Speed 250 km/hour 164 km/hour
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1665 kg 1500 kg
Vehicle Length 4640 mm 4410 mm
Vehicle Width 1770 mm 1840 mm
Vehicle Height 1440 mm 1810 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2690 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 9.1 L/100km 8.1 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 61 L 60 L


 

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