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2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara vs. 2001 Toyota Avensis

To start off, 2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara 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 1,997 cc (4 cylinders), 2001 Toyota Avensis is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2001 Toyota Avensis (148 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 22 more horse power than 2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara. (126 HP @ 5900 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2001 Toyota Avensis should accelerate faster than 2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2001 Toyota Avensis weights approximately 30 kg more than 2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2001 Toyota Avensis. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara will offer significantly more control. 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, 2001 Toyota Avensis (192 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 18 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara. (174 Nm @ 2900 RPM). This means 2001 Toyota Avensis will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara 2001 Toyota Avensis
Make Suzuki Toyota
Model Grand Vitara Avensis
Year Released 2006 2001
Body Type SUV Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1995 cc 1997 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 126 HP 148 HP
Engine RPM 5900 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 174 Nm 192 Nm
Torque RPM 2900 RPM 4000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 84 mm 86 mm
Engine Stroke Size 90 mm 86 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.3:1 9.8:1
Top Speed 160 km/hour 180 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 12.5 seconds 12.1 seconds
Drive Type 4WD Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 7 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1430 kg 1460 kg
Vehicle Length 4200 mm 4660 mm
Vehicle Width 1790 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1750 mm 1680 mm
Wheelbase Size 2490 mm 2710 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 9.3 L/100km 8.9 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 66 L 60 L


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