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2007 Toyota Avensis vs. 2012 Buick LaCrosse

To start off, 2012 Buick LaCrosse is newer by 5 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2007 Toyota Avensis. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2007 Toyota Avensis would be higher. At 2,400 cc (4 cylinders), 2012 Buick LaCrosse is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2012 Buick LaCrosse (182 HP @ 6700 RPM) has 37 more horse power than 2007 Toyota Avensis. (145 HP @ 5700 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2012 Buick LaCrosse should accelerate faster than 2007 Toyota Avensis. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2012 Buick LaCrosse weights approximately 324 kg more than 2007 Toyota Avensis. 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, 2012 Buick LaCrosse (233 Nm @ 4900 RPM) has 37 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Toyota Avensis. (196 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2012 Buick LaCrosse will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 Toyota Avensis.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Toyota Avensis 2012 Buick LaCrosse
Make Toyota Buick
Model Avensis LaCrosse
Year Released 2007 2012
Body Type Station Wagon Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1998 cc 2400 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 145 HP 182 HP
Engine RPM 5700 RPM 6700 RPM
Torque 196 Nm 233 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 4900 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline / Electric Hybrid
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1416 kg 1740 kg
Vehicle Length 4640 mm 5001 mm
Vehicle Width 1770 mm 1857 mm
Vehicle Height 1490 mm 1504 mm
Wheelbase Size 2710 mm 2837 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 59 L


 

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