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2006 Audi Q7 vs. 2002 Acura CL

To start off, 2006 Audi Q7 is newer by 4 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 3,597 cc (6 cylinders), 2006 Audi Q7 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Audi Q7 (276 HP @ 6200 RPM) has 16 more horse power than 2002 Acura CL. (260 HP @ 6900 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Audi Q7 should accelerate faster than 2002 Acura CL. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Audi Q7 weights approximately 664 kg more than 2002 Acura CL. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2006 Audi Q7 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2002 Acura CL. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2006 Audi Q7 will offer significantly more control. 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 Audi Q7 (360 Nm @ 2500 RPM) has 45 more torque (in Nm) than 2002 Acura CL. (315 Nm @ 3500 RPM). This means 2006 Audi Q7 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2002 Acura CL.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Audi Q7 2002 Acura CL
Make Audi Acura
Model Q7 CL
Year Released 2006 2002
Body Type SUV Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3597 cc 3210 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 276 HP 260 HP
Engine RPM 6200 RPM 6900 RPM
Torque 360 Nm 315 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 3500 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 11.0:1 9.8:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 7 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 2244 kg 1580 kg
Vehicle Length 5090 mm 4880 mm
Vehicle Width 1990 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1740 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 3010 mm 2580 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 100 L 65 L


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