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2004 MG ZS vs. 2006 Volkswagen Multivan

To start off, 2006 Volkswagen Multivan is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2004 MG ZS. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2004 MG ZS would be higher. At 3,189 cc (6 cylinders), 2006 Volkswagen Multivan is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Volkswagen Multivan (232 HP @ 6200 RPM) has 132 more horse power than 2004 MG ZS. (100 HP @ 4200 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2006 Volkswagen Multivan should accelerate faster than 2004 MG ZS. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Volkswagen Multivan weights approximately 1209 kg more than 2004 MG ZS. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2006 Volkswagen Multivan is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2004 MG ZS. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2006 Volkswagen Multivan will offer significantly more control. 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, 2006 Volkswagen Multivan (315 Nm @ 2900 RPM) has 75 more torque (in Nm) than 2004 MG ZS. (240 Nm @ 2000 RPM). This means 2006 Volkswagen Multivan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2004 MG ZS.

Compare all specifications:

2004 MG ZS 2006 Volkswagen Multivan
Make MG Volkswagen
Model ZS Multivan
Year Released 2004 2006
Body Type Sedan Van
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1993 cc 3189 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 100 HP 232 HP
Engine RPM 4200 RPM 6200 RPM
Torque 240 Nm 315 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 2900 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type Front 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 7 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1095 kg 2304 kg
Vehicle Length 4550 mm 4900 mm
Vehicle Width 1690 mm 1910 mm
Vehicle Height 1390 mm 1950 mm
Wheelbase Size 2630 mm 3010 mm


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