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2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo vs. 2003 Saab 03-Sep

To start off, 2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2003 Saab 03-Sep. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2003 Saab 03-Sep would be higher. At 5,326 cc (8 cylinders), 2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo (303 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 53 more horse power than 2003 Saab 03-Sep. (250 HP @ 5500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo should accelerate faster than 2003 Saab 03-Sep. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2003 Saab 03-Sep weights approximately 125 kg more than 2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo.

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 Monte Carlo (438 Nm @ 4400 RPM) has 68 more torque (in Nm) than 2003 Saab 03-Sep. (370 Nm @ 2700 RPM). This means 2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2003 Saab 03-Sep.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo 2003 Saab 03-Sep
Make Chevrolet Saab
Model Monte Carlo 03-Sep
Year Released 2006 2003
Body Type Coupe Convertible
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5326 cc 1998 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 303 HP 250 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 438 Nm 370 Nm
Torque RPM 4400 RPM 2700 RPM
Engine Bore Size 96 mm 86 mm
Engine Stroke Size 92 mm 86 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1540 kg 1665 kg
Vehicle Length 5000 mm 4640 mm
Vehicle Width 1860 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1420 mm 1440 mm
Wheelbase Size 2810 mm 2610 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 10.7 L/100km 9.1 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 64 L 61 L


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