2008 Chrysler 300 vs. 2007 Ford Ikon

To start off, 2008 Chrysler 300 is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2007 Ford Ikon. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2007 Ford Ikon would be higher. At 2,701 cc (6 cylinders), 2008 Chrysler 300 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2008 Chrysler 300 (178 HP) has 104 more horse power than 2007 Ford Ikon. (74 HP). In normal driving conditions, 2008 Chrysler 300 should accelerate faster than 2007 Ford Ikon. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2008 Chrysler 300 weights approximately 752 kg more than 2007 Ford Ikon. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2008 Chrysler 300 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2007 Ford Ikon. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2008 Chrysler 300 will offer significantly more control. 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, 2008 Chrysler 300 (226 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 116 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Ford Ikon. (110 Nm @ 2500 RPM). This means 2008 Chrysler 300 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 Ford Ikon. 2008 Chrysler 300 has automatic transmission and 2007 Ford Ikon has manual transmission. 2007 Ford Ikon will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2008 Chrysler 300 will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2008 Chrysler 300 2007 Ford Ikon
Make Chrysler Ford
Model 300 Ikon
Year Released 2008 2007
Body Type Sedan Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2701 cc 1295 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 178 HP 74 HP
Torque 226 Nm 110 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 2500 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 9.7:1 10.2:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1815 kg 1063 kg
Vehicle Length 5010 mm 4150 mm
Vehicle Width 1890 mm 1640 mm
Vehicle Height 1490 mm 1390 mm
Wheelbase Size 3050 mm 2490 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 68 L 48 L


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