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2007 Mazda 6 vs. 2002 Acura CL

To start off, 2007 Mazda 6 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 3,210 cc (6 cylinders), 2002 Acura CL is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2002 Acura CL (260 HP @ 6900 RPM) has 48 more horse power than 2007 Mazda 6. (212 HP @ 6000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2002 Acura CL should accelerate faster than 2007 Mazda 6. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2002 Acura CL weights approximately 764 kg more than 2007 Mazda 6. 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 Acura CL (315 Nm @ 3500 RPM) has 48 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Mazda 6. (267 Nm @ 5000 RPM). This means 2002 Acura CL will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 Mazda 6.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Mazda 6 2002 Acura CL
Make Mazda Acura
Model 6 CL
Year Released 2007 2002
Body Type Sedan Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2968 cc 3210 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 212 HP 260 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 6900 RPM
Torque 267 Nm 315 Nm
Torque RPM 5000 RPM 3500 RPM
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 816 kg 1580 kg
Vehicle Length 4780 mm 4880 mm
Vehicle Width 1790 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 2680 mm 2580 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 68 L 65 L


 

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