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2003 Saab 03-Sep vs. 2009 Renault Symbol

To start off, 2009 Renault Symbol is newer by 6 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) has 176 more horse power than 2009 Renault Symbol. (74 HP). In normal driving conditions, 2003 Saab 03-Sep should accelerate faster than 2009 Renault Symbol. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2003 Saab 03-Sep weights approximately 665 kg more than 2009 Renault Symbol. 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) has 265 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Renault Symbol. (105 Nm). This means 2003 Saab 03-Sep will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Renault Symbol.

Compare all specifications:

2003 Saab 03-Sep 2009 Renault Symbol
Make Saab Renault
Model 03-Sep Symbol
Year Released 2003 2009
Body Type Convertible Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1998 cc 1149 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 250 HP 74 HP
Torque 370 Nm 105 Nm
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Top Speed 250 km/hour 167 km/hour
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1665 kg 1000 kg
Vehicle Length 4640 mm 4261 mm
Vehicle Width 1770 mm 1639 mm
Vehicle Height 1440 mm 1439 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2473 mm


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