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2008 Chrysler Voyager vs. 2001 Toyota Avensis

To start off, 2008 Chrysler Voyager is newer by 7 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2001 Toyota Avensis. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2001 Toyota Avensis would be higher. At 2,429 cc (4 cylinders), 2008 Chrysler Voyager is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2001 Toyota Avensis (148 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 3 more horse power than 2008 Chrysler Voyager. (145 HP @ 5200 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2001 Toyota Avensis should accelerate faster than 2008 Chrysler Voyager. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2008 Chrysler Voyager weights approximately 455 kg more than 2001 Toyota Avensis.

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 Voyager (218 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 26 more torque (in Nm) than 2001 Toyota Avensis. (192 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2008 Chrysler Voyager will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2001 Toyota Avensis. 2001 Toyota Avensis has automatic transmission and 2008 Chrysler Voyager has manual transmission. 2008 Chrysler Voyager will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2001 Toyota Avensis will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2008 Chrysler Voyager 2001 Toyota Avensis
Make Chrysler Toyota
Model Voyager Avensis
Year Released 2008 2001
Body Type Minivan Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2429 cc 1997 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 145 HP 148 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 218 Nm 192 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 4000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 87.5 mm 86 mm
Engine Stroke Size 101 mm 86 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 10.0:1 9.8:1
Top Speed 183 km/hour 180 km/hour
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 7 seats 7 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1915 kg 1460 kg
Vehicle Length 4810 mm 4660 mm
Vehicle Width 2000 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1760 mm 1680 mm
Wheelbase Size 2880 mm 2710 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 10.1 L/100km 8.9 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 75 L 60 L


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