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2004 Xedos 9 vs. 2012 Buick LaCrosse

To start off, 2012 Buick LaCrosse is newer by 8 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2004 Xedos 9. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2004 Xedos 9 would be higher. At 2,497 cc (6 cylinders), 2004 Xedos 9 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2012 Buick LaCrosse (182 HP @ 6700 RPM) has 21 more horse power than 2004 Xedos 9. (161 HP @ 6000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2012 Buick LaCrosse should accelerate faster than 2004 Xedos 9. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2012 Buick LaCrosse weights approximately 155 kg more than 2004 Xedos 9. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Let's talk about torque, 2012 Buick LaCrosse (233 Nm @ 4900 RPM) has 21 more torque (in Nm) than 2004 Xedos 9. (212 Nm @ 4900 RPM). This means 2012 Buick LaCrosse will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2004 Xedos 9.

Compare all specifications:

2004 Xedos 9 2012 Buick LaCrosse
Make Xedos Buick
Model 9 LaCrosse
Year Released 2004 2012
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2497 cc 2400 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 161 HP 182 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 6700 RPM
Torque 212 Nm 233 Nm
Torque RPM 4900 RPM 4900 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline / Electric Hybrid
Vehicle Weight 1585 kg 1740 kg
Vehicle Length 4880 mm 5001 mm
Vehicle Width 1780 mm 1857 mm
Vehicle Height 1400 mm 1504 mm
Wheelbase Size 2760 mm 2837 mm


 

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