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2006 Chevrolet SSR vs. 2003 Fiat Stilo

To start off, 2006 Chevrolet SSR is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2003 Fiat Stilo. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2003 Fiat Stilo 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 299 more horse power than 2003 Fiat Stilo. (102 HP @ 5500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Chevrolet SSR should accelerate faster than 2003 Fiat Stilo. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2003 Fiat Stilo weights approximately 74 kg more than 2006 Chevrolet SSR.

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, 2003 Fiat Stilo, 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 397 more torque (in Nm) than 2003 Fiat Stilo. (145 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2006 Chevrolet SSR will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2003 Fiat Stilo.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Chevrolet SSR 2003 Fiat Stilo
Make Chevrolet Fiat
Model SSR Stilo
Year Released 2006 2003
Body Type Pickup Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5965 cc 1581 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 401 HP 102 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 542 Nm 145 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 4000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 101.6 mm 80.5 mm
Engine Stroke Size 91.4 mm 78.4 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 10.9:1 11.0:1
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1078 kg 1152 kg
Vehicle Length 4870 mm 4520 mm
Vehicle Width 2000 mm 1760 mm
Vehicle Height 1630 mm 1580 mm
Wheelbase Size 2950 mm 2610 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 95 L 63 L


 

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