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2008 Chrysler Sebring vs. 2005 Chrysler Sebring

To start off, 2008 Chrysler Sebring is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Chrysler Sebring. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Chrysler Sebring would be higher. At 2,425 cc (4 cylinders), 2005 Chrysler Sebring is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Chrysler Sebring (142 HP @ 6400 RPM) has 4 more horse power than 2008 Chrysler Sebring. (138 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Chrysler Sebring should accelerate faster than 2008 Chrysler Sebring. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2008 Chrysler Sebring weights approximately 429 kg more than 2005 Chrysler Sebring.

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, 2008 Chrysler Sebring (311 Nm) has 100 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Chrysler Sebring. (211 Nm). This means 2008 Chrysler Sebring will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Chrysler Sebring.

Compare all specifications:

2008 Chrysler Sebring 2005 Chrysler Sebring
Make Chrysler Chrysler
Model Sebring Sebring
Year Released 2008 2005
Body Type Convertible Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1968 cc 2425 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 138 HP 142 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 6400 RPM
Torque 311 Nm 211 Nm
Engine Bore Size 81 mm 87 mm
Engine Stroke Size 95.5 mm 100 mm
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1850 kg 1421 kg
Vehicle Length 4940 mm 4880 mm
Vehicle Width 1850 mm 1780 mm
Vehicle Height 1490 mm 1380 mm
Wheelbase Size 2770 mm 2620 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 6.8 L/100km 9.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 64 L 62 L


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