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2004 Renault Clio vs. 2003 Saab 03-Sep

To start off, 2004 Renault Clio is newer by 1 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 169 more horse power than 2004 Renault Clio. (81 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2003 Saab 03-Sep should accelerate faster than 2004 Renault Clio. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2003 Saab 03-Sep weights approximately 630 kg more than 2004 Renault Clio. 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 179 more torque (in Nm) than 2004 Renault Clio. (191 Nm @ 2000 RPM). This means 2003 Saab 03-Sep will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2004 Renault Clio.

Compare all specifications:

2004 Renault Clio 2003 Saab 03-Sep
Make Renault Saab
Model Clio 03-Sep
Year Released 2004 2003
Body Type Hatchback Convertible
Engine Size 1459 cc 1998 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 81 HP 250 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 191 Nm 370 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 2700 RPM
Engine Bore Size 76 mm 86 mm
Engine Stroke Size 80.5 mm 86 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 18.8:1 9.5:1
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 175 km/hour 250 km/hour
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1035 kg 1665 kg
Vehicle Length 3780 mm 4640 mm
Vehicle Width 1650 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1420 mm 1440 mm
Wheelbase Size 2480 mm 2610 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 4.3 L/100km 9.1 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 48 L 61 L


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