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2005 Saturn L vs. 2012 Chevrolet Aveo

To start off, 2012 Chevrolet Aveo is newer by 7 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Saturn L. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Saturn L 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 69 more horse power than 2012 Chevrolet Aveo. (113 HP). In normal driving conditions, 2005 Saturn L should accelerate faster than 2012 Chevrolet Aveo.

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 103 more torque (in Nm) than 2012 Chevrolet Aveo. (155 Nm). This means 2005 Saturn L will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2012 Chevrolet Aveo.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Saturn L 2012 Chevrolet Aveo
Make Saturn Chevrolet
Model L Aveo
Year Released 2005 2012
Body Type Sedan Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2999 cc 1598 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 182 HP 113 HP
Torque 258 Nm 155 Nm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Length 4840 mm 4039 mm
Vehicle Width 1750 mm 1735 mm
Vehicle Height 1440 mm 1516 mm
Wheelbase Size 2710 mm 2525 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 59 L 46 L


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