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2005 Opel Corsa vs. 2001 Toyota Avensis

To start off, 2005 Opel Corsa is newer by 4 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2001 Toyota Avensis. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2001 Toyota Avensis would be higher. At 1,997 cc (4 cylinders), 2001 Toyota Avensis is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2001 Toyota Avensis (148 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 89 more horse power than 2005 Opel Corsa. (59 HP @ 5600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2001 Toyota Avensis should accelerate faster than 2005 Opel Corsa. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2001 Toyota Avensis weights approximately 525 kg more than 2005 Opel Corsa. 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, 2001 Toyota Avensis (192 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 104 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Opel Corsa. (88 Nm @ 3800 RPM). This means 2001 Toyota Avensis will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Opel Corsa. 2001 Toyota Avensis has automatic transmission and 2005 Opel Corsa has manual transmission. 2005 Opel Corsa will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2001 Toyota Avensis will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Opel Corsa 2001 Toyota Avensis
Make Opel Toyota
Model Corsa Avensis
Year Released 2005 2001
Body Type Hatchback Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 998 cc 1997 cc
Engine Cylinders 3 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 59 HP 148 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 88 Nm 192 Nm
Torque RPM 3800 RPM 4000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 73.4 mm 86 mm
Engine Stroke Size 78.6 mm 86 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 10.5:1 9.8:1
Top Speed 156 km/hour 180 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 16.3 seconds 12.1 seconds
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 7 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 935 kg 1460 kg
Vehicle Length 3820 mm 4660 mm
Vehicle Width 1650 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1450 mm 1680 mm
Wheelbase Size 2720 mm 2710 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 5.3 L/100km 8.9 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 44 L 60 L


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