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2005 Seat Leon vs. 2011 Hyundai Accent

To start off, 2011 Hyundai Accent is newer by 6 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Seat Leon. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Seat Leon would be higher. At 1,895 cc (4 cylinders), 2005 Seat Leon is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Seat Leon (154 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 44 more horse power than 2011 Hyundai Accent. (110 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 Seat Leon should accelerate faster than 2011 Hyundai Accent. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Seat Leon weights approximately 303 kg more than 2011 Hyundai Accent. 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 Seat Leon (320 Nm @ 1900 RPM) has 176 more torque (in Nm) than 2011 Hyundai Accent. (144 Nm @ 4500 RPM). This means 2005 Seat Leon will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2011 Hyundai Accent.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Seat Leon 2011 Hyundai Accent
Make Seat Hyundai
Model Leon Accent
Year Released 2005 2011
Body Type Hatchback Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1895 cc 1600 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 154 HP 110 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 320 Nm 144 Nm
Torque RPM 1900 RPM 4500 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1376 kg 1073 kg
Vehicle Length 4190 mm 4280 mm
Vehicle Width 1750 mm 1694 mm
Vehicle Height 1450 mm 1471 mm
Wheelbase Size 2520 mm 2499 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 55 L 45 L


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