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2003 Saab 03-Sep vs. 2011 Renault Twingo

To start off, 2011 Renault Twingo is newer by 8 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 150 more horse power than 2011 Renault Twingo. (100 HP @ 5500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2003 Saab 03-Sep should accelerate faster than 2011 Renault Twingo. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2003 Saab 03-Sep weights approximately 610 kg more than 2011 Renault Twingo. 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 225 more torque (in Nm) than 2011 Renault Twingo. (145 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2003 Saab 03-Sep will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2011 Renault Twingo.

Compare all specifications:

2003 Saab 03-Sep 2011 Renault Twingo
Make Saab Renault
Model 03-Sep Twingo
Year Released 2003 2011
Body Type Convertible Hatchback
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 100 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 370 Nm 145 Nm
Torque RPM 2700 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 86 mm 69 mm
Engine Stroke Size 86 mm 76.8 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 9.5:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 250 km/hour 185 km/hour
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1665 kg 1055 kg
Vehicle Length 4640 mm 3610 mm
Vehicle Width 1770 mm 1670 mm
Vehicle Height 1440 mm 1480 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2370 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 9.1 L/100km 5.9 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 61 L 40 L


 

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