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2005 Saturn L vs. 2002 Vauxhall Frontera

To start off, 2005 Saturn L is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2002 Vauxhall Frontera. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2002 Vauxhall Frontera would be higher. At 3,165 cc (6 cylinders), 2002 Vauxhall Frontera is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2002 Vauxhall Frontera (202 HP) has 20 more horse power than 2005 Saturn L. (182 HP) In normal driving conditions, 2002 Vauxhall Frontera should accelerate faster than 2005 Saturn L. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2002 Vauxhall Frontera weights approximately 352 kg more than 2005 Saturn L. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2002 Vauxhall Frontera is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2005 Saturn L. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2002 Vauxhall Frontera 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, 2002 Vauxhall Frontera (290 Nm) has 32 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Saturn L. (258 Nm). This means 2002 Vauxhall Frontera will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Saturn L.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Saturn L 2002 Vauxhall Frontera
Make Saturn Vauxhall
Model L Frontera
Year Released 2005 2002
Body Type Sedan SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2999 cc 3165 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 182 HP 202 HP
Torque 258 Nm 290 Nm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front 4WD
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1468 kg 1820 kg
Vehicle Length 4840 mm 4700 mm
Vehicle Width 1750 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1440 mm 1760 mm
Wheelbase Size 2710 mm 2710 mm


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