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2005 Skoda Fabia vs. 2001 Toyota Avensis

To start off, 2005 Skoda Fabia is newer by 4 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2001 Toyota Avensis. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2001 Toyota Avensis would be higher. At 1,997 cc (4 cylinders), 2001 Toyota Avensis is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2001 Toyota Avensis (148 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 47 more horse power than 2005 Skoda Fabia. (101 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2001 Toyota Avensis should accelerate faster than 2005 Skoda Fabia. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2001 Toyota Avensis weights approximately 236 kg more than 2005 Skoda Fabia. 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 Skoda Fabia (240 Nm @ 1800 RPM) has 48 more torque (in Nm) than 2001 Toyota Avensis. (192 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2005 Skoda Fabia will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2001 Toyota Avensis. 2001 Toyota Avensis has automatic transmission and 2005 Skoda Fabia has manual transmission. 2005 Skoda Fabia will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2001 Toyota Avensis will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Skoda Fabia 2001 Toyota Avensis
Make Skoda Toyota
Model Fabia Avensis
Year Released 2005 2001
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1968 cc 1997 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 101 HP 148 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 240 Nm 192 Nm
Torque RPM 1800 RPM 4000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 79.5 mm 86 mm
Engine Stroke Size 95.5 mm 86 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 19.0:1 9.8:1
Top Speed 185 km/hour 180 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 11.5 seconds 12.1 seconds
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 7 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1224 kg 1460 kg
Vehicle Length 3970 mm 4660 mm
Vehicle Width 1650 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1680 mm
Wheelbase Size 2470 mm 2710 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 4.9 L/100km 8.9 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 45 L 60 L


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