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2007 Chevrolet Kalos vs. 2002 Chrysler Sebring

To start off, 2007 Chevrolet Kalos is newer by 5 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2002 Chrysler Sebring. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2002 Chrysler Sebring would be higher. At 2,343 cc (4 cylinders), 2002 Chrysler Sebring is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2002 Chrysler Sebring (149 HP @ 5200 RPM) has 78 more horse power than 2007 Chevrolet Kalos. (71 HP @ 5400 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2002 Chrysler Sebring should accelerate faster than 2007 Chevrolet Kalos. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2002 Chrysler Sebring weights approximately 417 kg more than 2007 Chevrolet Kalos. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. 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, 2002 Chrysler Sebring (226 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 121 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Chevrolet Kalos. (105 Nm @ 4400 RPM). This means 2002 Chrysler Sebring will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 Chevrolet Kalos. 2002 Chrysler Sebring has automatic transmission and 2007 Chevrolet Kalos has manual transmission. 2007 Chevrolet Kalos will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2002 Chrysler Sebring will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Chevrolet Kalos 2002 Chrysler Sebring
Make Chevrolet Chrysler
Model Kalos Sebring
Year Released 2007 2002
Body Type Hatchback Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1150 cc 2343 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 71 HP 149 HP
Engine RPM 5400 RPM 5200 RPM
Torque 105 Nm 226 Nm
Torque RPM 4400 RPM 4000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 68.5 mm 87.4 mm
Engine Stroke Size 78 mm 101 mm
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1035 kg 1452 kg
Vehicle Length 3890 mm 4850 mm
Vehicle Width 1680 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1500 mm 1400 mm
Wheelbase Size 2490 mm 2880 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 45 L 61 L


 

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