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2004 Volvo S80 vs. 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer

To start off, 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer is newer by 8 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2004 Volvo S80. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2004 Volvo S80 would be higher. At 2,401 cc (5 cylinders), 2004 Volvo S80 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer (148 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 10 more horse power than 2004 Volvo S80. (138 HP @ 4500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer should accelerate faster than 2004 Volvo S80. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2004 Volvo S80 weights approximately 205 kg more than 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer.

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, 2004 Volvo S80 (221 Nm @ 3750 RPM) has 23 more torque (in Nm) than 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer. (198 Nm @ 4200 RPM). This means 2004 Volvo S80 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer.

Compare all specifications:

2004 Volvo S80 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer
Make Volvo Mitsubishi
Model S80 Lancer
Year Released 2004 2012
Body Type Sedan Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2401 cc 2000 cc
Engine Cylinders 5 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 138 HP 148 HP
Engine RPM 4500 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 221 Nm 198 Nm
Torque RPM 3750 RPM 4200 RPM
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual CVT
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1530 kg 1325 kg
Vehicle Length 4830 mm 4572 mm
Vehicle Width 1840 mm 1763 mm
Vehicle Height 1440 mm 1491 mm
Wheelbase Size 2670 mm 2634 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 59 L


 

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