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2006 Chevrolet SSR vs. 2005 Chevrolet Aveo

To start off, 2006 Chevrolet SSR is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Chevrolet Aveo. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Chevrolet Aveo 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 298 more horse power than 2005 Chevrolet Aveo. (103 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Chevrolet SSR should accelerate faster than 2005 Chevrolet Aveo. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Chevrolet SSR weights approximately 15 kg more than 2005 Chevrolet Aveo. 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, 2005 Chevrolet Aveo, 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) has 397 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Chevrolet Aveo. (145 Nm). This means 2006 Chevrolet SSR will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Chevrolet Aveo.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Chevrolet SSR 2005 Chevrolet Aveo
Make Chevrolet Chevrolet
Model SSR Aveo
Year Released 2006 2005
Body Type Pickup Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5965 cc 1604 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 401 HP 103 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 542 Nm 145 Nm
Engine Bore Size 101.6 mm 79 mm
Engine Stroke Size 91.4 mm 82 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 10.9:1 9.5:1
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1078 kg 1063 kg
Vehicle Length 4870 mm 3890 mm
Vehicle Width 2000 mm 1680 mm
Vehicle Height 1630 mm 1500 mm
Wheelbase Size 2950 mm 2490 mm
Fuel Consumption Highway 12.4 L/100km 6.7 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 15.7 L/100km 8.7 L/100km
Fuel Consumption Overall 13.8 L/100km 7.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 95 L 45 L


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