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2005 Mitsubishi Grandis vs. 2002 Acura CL

To start off, 2005 Mitsubishi Grandis 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 141 more horse power than 2005 Mitsubishi Grandis. (119 HP @ 6000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2002 Acura CL should accelerate faster than 2005 Mitsubishi Grandis. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Mitsubishi Grandis weights approximately 420 kg more than 2002 Acura CL.

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 @ 3500 RPM) has 104 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Mitsubishi Grandis. (211 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2002 Acura CL will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Mitsubishi Grandis.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Mitsubishi Grandis 2002 Acura CL
Make Mitsubishi Acura
Model Grandis CL
Year Released 2005 2002
Body Type Minivan Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2343 cc 3210 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 119 HP 260 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 6900 RPM
Torque 211 Nm 315 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 3500 RPM
Engine Bore Size 87 mm 89 mm
Engine Stroke Size 100 mm 86 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 6 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 2000 kg 1580 kg
Vehicle Length 4770 mm 4880 mm
Vehicle Width 1800 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1660 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 2840 mm 2580 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 65 L 65 L


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