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2007 Chevrolet Express vs. 2002 Acura CL

To start off, 2007 Chevrolet Express is newer by 5 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2002 Acura CL. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2002 Acura CL would be higher. At 4,802 cc (8 cylinders), 2007 Chevrolet Express is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Chevrolet Express (285 HP @ 5200 RPM) has 25 more horse power than 2002 Acura CL. (260 HP @ 6900 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Chevrolet Express should accelerate faster than 2002 Acura CL. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2002 Acura CL weights approximately 502 kg more than 2007 Chevrolet Express.

Because 2007 Chevrolet Express 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 2007 Chevrolet Express. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2002 Acura CL, 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, 2007 Chevrolet Express (400 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 85 more torque (in Nm) than 2002 Acura CL. (315 Nm @ 3500 RPM). This means 2007 Chevrolet Express will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2002 Acura CL.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Chevrolet Express 2002 Acura CL
Make Chevrolet Acura
Model Express CL
Year Released 2007 2002
Body Type Van Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4802 cc 3210 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 285 HP 260 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 6900 RPM
Torque 400 Nm 315 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 3500 RPM
Engine Bore Size 96 mm 89 mm
Engine Stroke Size 83.1 mm 86 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 9.8:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1078 kg 1580 kg
Vehicle Length 5700 mm 4880 mm
Vehicle Width 2020 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 2080 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 3440 mm 2580 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 117 L 65 L


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