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2005 Suzuki Forenza vs. 2002 Acura CL

To start off, 2005 Suzuki Forenza is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2002 Acura CL. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2002 Acura CL would be higher. At 3,210 cc (6 cylinders), 2002 Acura CL is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2002 Acura CL (260 HP @ 6900 RPM) has 134 more horse power than 2005 Suzuki Forenza. (126 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2002 Acura CL should accelerate faster than 2005 Suzuki Forenza. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2002 Acura CL weights approximately 268 kg more than 2005 Suzuki Forenza. 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, 2002 Acura CL (315 Nm) has 137 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Suzuki Forenza. (178 Nm). This means 2002 Acura CL will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Suzuki Forenza.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Suzuki Forenza 2002 Acura CL
Make Suzuki Acura
Model Forenza CL
Year Released 2005 2002
Body Type Station Wagon Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1997 cc 3210 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 126 HP 260 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 6900 RPM
Torque 178 Nm 315 Nm
Engine Bore Size 86 mm 89 mm
Engine Stroke Size 86 mm 86 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.6:1 9.8:1
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1312 kg 1580 kg
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 4880 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1510 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 2490 mm 2580 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 55 L 65 L


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