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2007 Renault Espace vs. 2002 Acura CL

To start off, 2007 Renault Espace 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 3,498 cc (6 cylinders), 2007 Renault Espace is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2002 Acura CL (260 HP @ 6900 RPM) has 22 more horse power than 2007 Renault Espace. (238 HP @ 6000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2002 Acura CL should accelerate faster than 2007 Renault Espace. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Renault Espace weights approximately 265 kg more than 2002 Acura CL.

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, 2007 Renault Espace (330 Nm @ 3600 RPM) has 15 more torque (in Nm) than 2002 Acura CL. (315 Nm @ 3500 RPM). This means 2007 Renault Espace will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2002 Acura CL.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Renault Espace 2002 Acura CL
Make Renault Acura
Model Espace CL
Year Released 2007 2002
Body Type Minivan Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3498 cc 3210 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 238 HP 260 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 6900 RPM
Torque 330 Nm 315 Nm
Torque RPM 3600 RPM 3500 RPM
Engine Bore Size 95.5 mm 89 mm
Engine Stroke Size 81.4 mm 86 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 10.3:1 9.8:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1845 kg 1580 kg
Vehicle Length 4670 mm 4880 mm
Vehicle Width 1900 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1700 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 2810 mm 2580 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 83 L 65 L


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