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2005 Saturn L vs. 2005 Saturn Vue

To start off, both 2005 Saturn L and 2005 Saturn Vue were released in the same year (2005). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 3,474 cc (6 cylinders), 2005 Saturn Vue is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Saturn Vue (250 HP) has 68 more horse power than 2005 Saturn L. (182 HP) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Saturn Vue should accelerate faster than 2005 Saturn L. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Saturn Vue weights approximately 110 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.

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 Vue (328 Nm) has 70 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Saturn L. (258 Nm). This means 2005 Saturn Vue will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Saturn L.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Saturn L 2005 Saturn Vue
Make Saturn Saturn
Model L Vue
Year Released 2005 2005
Body Type Sedan SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2999 cc 3474 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 182 HP 250 HP
Torque 258 Nm 328 Nm
Engine Compression Ratio 10.0:1 10.0:1
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1468 kg 1578 kg
Vehicle Length 4840 mm 4610 mm
Vehicle Width 1750 mm 1820 mm
Vehicle Height 1440 mm 1700 mm
Wheelbase Size 2710 mm 2710 mm
Fuel Consumption 8.4 L/100km 8.6 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 11.2 L/100km 11.9 L/100km
Fuel Consumption Overall 10.2 L/100km 10.4 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 59 L 62 L


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