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2005 Rover 25 vs. 2003 Saab 03-Sep

To start off, 2005 Rover 25 is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2003 Saab 03-Sep. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2003 Saab 03-Sep would be higher. At 1,998 cc (4 cylinders), 2003 Saab 03-Sep is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2003 Saab 03-Sep (250 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 148 more horse power than 2005 Rover 25. (102 HP @ 6000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2003 Saab 03-Sep should accelerate faster than 2005 Rover 25. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2003 Saab 03-Sep weights approximately 555 kg more than 2005 Rover 25. 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, 2003 Saab 03-Sep (370 Nm @ 2700 RPM) has 247 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Rover 25. (123 Nm @ 4500 RPM). This means 2003 Saab 03-Sep will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Rover 25.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Rover 25 2003 Saab 03-Sep
Make Rover Saab
Model 25 03-Sep
Year Released 2005 2003
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1396 cc 1998 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 102 HP 250 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 123 Nm 370 Nm
Torque RPM 4500 RPM 2700 RPM
Engine Bore Size 75 mm 86 mm
Engine Stroke Size 79 mm 86 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 10.5:1 9.5:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 185 km/hour 250 km/hour
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1110 kg 1665 kg
Vehicle Length 4000 mm 4640 mm
Vehicle Width 1690 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1420 mm 1440 mm
Wheelbase Size 2510 mm 2610 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 6.6 L/100km 9.1 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 50 L 61 L


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