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2005 Chevrolet Suburban vs. 1993 Chevrolet S-10

To start off, 2005 Chevrolet Suburban is newer by 12 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1993 Chevrolet S-10. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1993 Chevrolet S-10 would be higher. At 5,965 cc (8 cylinders), 2005 Chevrolet Suburban is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Chevrolet Suburban (335 HP) has 148 more horse power than 1993 Chevrolet S-10. (187 HP). In normal driving conditions, 2005 Chevrolet Suburban should accelerate faster than 1993 Chevrolet S-10. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Chevrolet Suburban weights approximately 1049 kg more than 1993 Chevrolet S-10. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2005 Chevrolet Suburban is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1993 Chevrolet S-10. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2005 Chevrolet Suburban will offer significantly more control. 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, 2005 Chevrolet Suburban (509 Nm) has 190 more torque (in Nm) than 1993 Chevrolet S-10. (319 Nm). This means 2005 Chevrolet Suburban will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1993 Chevrolet S-10.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Chevrolet Suburban 1993 Chevrolet S-10
Make Chevrolet Chevrolet
Model Suburban S-10
Year Released 2005 1993
Body Type SUV Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5965 cc 4300 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Horse Power 335 HP 187 HP
Torque 509 Nm 319 Nm
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Number of Seats 9 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 2619 kg 1570 kg
Vehicle Length 5580 mm 4900 mm
Vehicle Width 2030 mm 1650 mm
Vehicle Height 1950 mm 1560 mm
Wheelbase Size 3310 mm 3130 mm


 

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