2003 Scion xB vs. 1992 Seat Toledo

To start off, 2003 Scion xB is newer by 11 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1992 Seat Toledo. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1992 Seat Toledo would be higher. At 1,896 cc (4 cylinders), 1992 Seat Toledo is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2003 Scion xB (106 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 32 more horse power than 1992 Seat Toledo. (74 HP @ 4400 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2003 Scion xB should accelerate faster than 1992 Seat Toledo. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2003 Scion xB weights approximately 65 kg more than 1992 Seat Toledo. 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 Scion xB (142 Nm @ 4200 RPM) has 2 more torque (in Nm) than 1992 Seat Toledo. (140 Nm @ 2200 RPM). This means 2003 Scion xB will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1992 Seat Toledo.

Compare all specifications:

2003 Scion xB 1992 Seat Toledo
Make Scion Seat
Model xB Toledo
Year Released 2003 1992
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1489 cc 1896 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 106 HP 74 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 4400 RPM
Torque 142 Nm 140 Nm
Torque RPM 4200 RPM 2200 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1110 kg 1045 kg
Vehicle Length 3950 mm 4330 mm
Vehicle Width 1700 mm 1670 mm
Vehicle Height 1650 mm 1430 mm
Wheelbase Size 2510 mm 2480 mm


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