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2005 Saturn L vs. 2004 Toyota Corolla

To start off, 2005 Saturn L is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2004 Toyota Corolla. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2004 Toyota Corolla would be higher. At 2,999 cc (6 cylinders), 2005 Saturn L is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Saturn L (182 HP) has 78 more horse power than 2004 Toyota Corolla. (104 HP). In normal driving conditions, 2005 Saturn L should accelerate faster than 2004 Toyota Corolla. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Saturn L weights approximately 223 kg more than 2004 Toyota Corolla. 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 Saturn L (258 Nm) has 108 more torque (in Nm) than 2004 Toyota Corolla. (150 Nm). This means 2005 Saturn L will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2004 Toyota Corolla.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Saturn L 2004 Toyota Corolla
Make Saturn Toyota
Model L Corolla
Year Released 2005 2004
Body Type Sedan Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2999 cc 1598 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 182 HP 104 HP
Torque 258 Nm 150 Nm
Engine Compression Ratio 10.0:1 10.5:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1468 kg 1245 kg
Vehicle Length 4840 mm 4390 mm
Vehicle Width 1750 mm 1720 mm
Vehicle Height 1440 mm 1510 mm
Wheelbase Size 2710 mm 2800 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 10.2 L/100km 7.4 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 59 L 55 L


 

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