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2004 Seat Ibiza vs. 2001 Toyota Avensis

To start off, 2004 Seat Ibiza 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 85 more horse power than 2004 Seat Ibiza. (63 HP @ 5700 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2001 Toyota Avensis should accelerate faster than 2004 Seat Ibiza. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2001 Toyota Avensis weights approximately 445 kg more than 2004 Seat Ibiza. 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 80 more torque (in Nm) than 2004 Seat Ibiza. (112 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2001 Toyota Avensis will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2004 Seat Ibiza. 2001 Toyota Avensis has automatic transmission and 2004 Seat Ibiza has manual transmission. 2004 Seat Ibiza 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 Seat Ibiza 2001 Toyota Avensis
Make Seat Toyota
Model Ibiza Avensis
Year Released 2004 2001
Body Type Hatchback Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1196 cc 1997 cc
Engine Cylinders 3 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 63 HP 148 HP
Engine RPM 5700 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 112 Nm 192 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 4000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 76.5 mm 86 mm
Engine Stroke Size 86.9 mm 86 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 19.5:1 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 1015 kg 1460 kg
Vehicle Length 3960 mm 4660 mm
Vehicle Width 1710 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1450 mm 1680 mm
Wheelbase Size 2470 mm 2710 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 45 L 60 L


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