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2005 GMC Sierra vs. 2005 Smart ForTwo

To start off, both 2005 GMC Sierra and 2005 Smart ForTwo were released in the same year (2005). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 5,965 cc (8 cylinders), 2005 GMC Sierra is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 GMC Sierra (321 HP @ 5000 RPM) has 281 more horse power than 2005 Smart ForTwo. (40 HP @ 4200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 GMC Sierra should accelerate faster than 2005 Smart ForTwo. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 GMC Sierra weights approximately 1455 kg more than 2005 Smart ForTwo. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2005 GMC Sierra is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2005 Smart ForTwo. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2005 GMC Sierra 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 GMC Sierra (370 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 270 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Smart ForTwo. (100 Nm @ 1800 RPM). This means 2005 GMC Sierra will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Smart ForTwo. 2005 GMC Sierra has automatic transmission and 2005 Smart ForTwo has manual transmission. 2005 Smart ForTwo will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2005 GMC Sierra will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2005 GMC Sierra 2005 Smart ForTwo
Make GMC Smart
Model Sierra ForTwo
Year Released 2005 2005
Body Type Pickup Convertible
Engine Position Front Rear
Engine Size 5965 cc 797 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 3 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 321 HP 40 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 4200 RPM
Torque 370 Nm 100 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 1800 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 6 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 2270 kg 815 kg
Vehicle Length 5790 mm 2510 mm
Vehicle Width 2000 mm 1540 mm
Vehicle Height 1850 mm 1560 mm
Wheelbase Size 3650 mm 1820 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 13.1 L/100km 3.4 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 117 L 22 L


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