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2006 Chevrolet Cobalt vs. 2001 Toyota Avensis

To start off, 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt is newer by 5 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 2,189 cc (4 cylinders), 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2001 Toyota Avensis (148 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 5 more horse power than 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt. (143 HP @ 5600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2001 Toyota Avensis should accelerate faster than 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2001 Toyota Avensis weights approximately 194 kg more than 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt. 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 Chevrolet Cobalt (210 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 18 more torque (in Nm) than 2001 Toyota Avensis. (192 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2001 Toyota Avensis. 2001 Toyota Avensis has automatic transmission and 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt has manual transmission. 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt 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:

2006 Chevrolet Cobalt 2001 Toyota Avensis
Make Chevrolet Toyota
Model Cobalt Avensis
Year Released 2006 2001
Body Type Sedan Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2189 cc 1997 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 143 HP 148 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 210 Nm 192 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 4000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 86.1 mm 86 mm
Engine Stroke Size 94.5 mm 86 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 10.0:1 9.8:1
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 7 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1266 kg 1460 kg
Vehicle Length 4590 mm 4660 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1680 mm
Wheelbase Size 2630 mm 2710 mm
Fuel Consumption City 9.4 L/100km 12 L/100km
Fuel Consumption Overall 14 L/100km 8.9 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 117 L 60 L


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