2006 Chevrolet SSR vs. 1995 Saturn SC
To start off, 2006 Chevrolet SSR is newer by 11 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1995 Saturn SC. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1995 Saturn SC would be higher. At 5,965 cc (8 cylinders), 2006 Chevrolet SSR is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Chevrolet SSR (401 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 301 more horse power than 1995 Saturn SC. (100 HP @ 5000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Chevrolet SSR should accelerate faster than 1995 Saturn SC. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Chevrolet SSR weights approximately 33 kg more than 1995 Saturn SC. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.
Because 2006 Chevrolet SSR is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 2006 Chevrolet SSR. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1995 Saturn SC, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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 SSR (542 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 384 more torque (in Nm) than 1995 Saturn SC. (158 Nm @ 2400 RPM). This means 2006 Chevrolet SSR will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1995 Saturn SC.
Compare all specifications:
|2006 Chevrolet SSR||1995 Saturn SC|
|Engine Size||5965 cc||1900 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||8 cylinders||4 cylinders|
|Horse Power||401 HP||100 HP|
|Engine RPM||6000 RPM||5000 RPM|
|Torque||542 Nm||158 Nm|
|Torque RPM||4000 RPM||2400 RPM|
|Vehicle Weight||1078 kg||1045 kg|
|Vehicle Length||4870 mm||4580 mm|
|Vehicle Width||2000 mm||1720 mm|
|Vehicle Height||1630 mm||1360 mm|
|Wheelbase Size||2950 mm||2610 mm|