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2005 Toyota Corolla vs. 2006 Toyota 4Runner

To start off, 2006 Toyota 4Runner is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Toyota Corolla. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Toyota Corolla would be higher. At 4,671 cc (8 cylinders), 2006 Toyota 4Runner is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Toyota 4Runner (260 HP @ 5400 RPM) has 130 more horse power than 2005 Toyota Corolla. (130 HP @ 3400 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2006 Toyota 4Runner should accelerate faster than 2005 Toyota Corolla. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Toyota 4Runner weights approximately 687 kg more than 2005 Toyota Corolla. 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, 2006 Toyota 4Runner (415 Nm) has 244 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Toyota Corolla. (171 Nm). This means 2006 Toyota 4Runner will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Toyota Corolla.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Toyota Corolla 2006 Toyota 4Runner
Make Toyota Toyota
Model Corolla 4Runner
Year Released 2005 2006
Body Type Sedan SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1786 cc 4671 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 130 HP 260 HP
Engine RPM 3400 RPM 5400 RPM
Torque 171 Nm 415 Nm
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1157 kg 1844 kg
Vehicle Length 4540 mm 4810 mm
Vehicle Width 1710 mm 1920 mm
Vehicle Height 1490 mm 1770 mm
Wheelbase Size 2720 mm 2800 mm
Fuel Consumption 5.7 L/100km 11.8 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 7.4 L/100km 13.8 L/100km
Fuel Consumption Overall 6.5 L/100km 13.1 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 50 L 87 L


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