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2005 Pontiac G6 vs. 2001 Toyota Avensis

To start off, 2005 Pontiac G6 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 3,392 cc (6 cylinders), 2005 Pontiac G6 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Pontiac G6 (200 HP) has 52 more horse power than 2001 Toyota Avensis. (148 HP). In normal driving conditions, 2005 Pontiac G6 should accelerate faster than 2001 Toyota Avensis. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Pontiac G6 weights approximately 94 kg more than 2001 Toyota Avensis. 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, 2005 Pontiac G6 (285 Nm) has 93 more torque (in Nm) than 2001 Toyota Avensis. (192 Nm). This means 2005 Pontiac G6 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2001 Toyota Avensis.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Pontiac G6 2001 Toyota Avensis
Make Pontiac Toyota
Model G6 Avensis
Year Released 2005 2001
Body Type Sedan Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3392 cc 1997 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 200 HP 148 HP
Torque 285 Nm 192 Nm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.8:1 9.8:1
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 7 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1554 kg 1460 kg
Vehicle Length 4810 mm 4660 mm
Vehicle Width 1800 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1680 mm
Wheelbase Size 2860 mm 2710 mm
Fuel Consumption Highway 8.1 L/100km 7.3 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 11.2 L/100km 12 L/100km
Fuel Consumption Overall 9.8 L/100km 8.9 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 61 L 60 L


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