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2004 Fiat Idea vs. 2001 Toyota Avensis

To start off, 2004 Fiat Idea is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2001 Toyota Avensis. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2001 Toyota Avensis would be higher. At 1,997 cc (4 cylinders), 2001 Toyota Avensis is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2001 Toyota Avensis (148 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 77 more horse power than 2004 Fiat Idea. (71 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2001 Toyota Avensis should accelerate faster than 2004 Fiat Idea. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2001 Toyota Avensis weights approximately 310 kg more than 2004 Fiat Idea. 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, 2001 Toyota Avensis (192 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 12 more torque (in Nm) than 2004 Fiat Idea. (180 Nm @ 1750 RPM). This means 2001 Toyota Avensis will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2004 Fiat Idea. 2001 Toyota Avensis has automatic transmission and 2004 Fiat Idea has manual transmission. 2004 Fiat Idea will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2001 Toyota Avensis will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2004 Fiat Idea 2001 Toyota Avensis
Make Fiat Toyota
Model Idea Avensis
Year Released 2004 2001
Body Type Hatchback Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1368 cc 1997 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 71 HP 148 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 180 Nm 192 Nm
Torque RPM 1750 RPM 4000 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 11.0:1 9.8:1
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 7 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1150 kg 1460 kg
Vehicle Length 3940 mm 4660 mm
Vehicle Width 1710 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1670 mm 1680 mm


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