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2005 Chevrolet Aveo vs. 2002 Acura CL

To start off, 2005 Chevrolet Aveo is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2002 Acura CL. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2002 Acura CL would be higher. At 3,210 cc (6 cylinders), 2002 Acura CL is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2002 Acura CL (260 HP @ 6900 RPM) has 157 more horse power than 2005 Chevrolet Aveo. (103 HP @ 5600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2002 Acura CL should accelerate faster than 2005 Chevrolet Aveo. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2002 Acura CL weights approximately 517 kg more than 2005 Chevrolet Aveo. 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, 2002 Acura CL (315 Nm) has 170 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Chevrolet Aveo. (145 Nm). This means 2002 Acura CL will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Chevrolet Aveo. 2002 Acura CL has automatic transmission and 2005 Chevrolet Aveo has manual transmission. 2005 Chevrolet Aveo will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2002 Acura CL will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Chevrolet Aveo 2002 Acura CL
Make Chevrolet Acura
Model Aveo CL
Year Released 2005 2002
Body Type Hatchback Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1604 cc 3210 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 103 HP 260 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 6900 RPM
Torque 145 Nm 315 Nm
Engine Bore Size 79 mm 89 mm
Engine Stroke Size 82 mm 86 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 9.8:1
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1063 kg 1580 kg
Vehicle Length 3890 mm 4880 mm
Vehicle Width 1680 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1500 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 2490 mm 2580 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 45 L 65 L


 

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