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2008 Honda Accord vs. 2003 Saab 03-Sep

To start off, 2008 Honda Accord is newer by 5 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2003 Saab 03-Sep. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2003 Saab 03-Sep would be higher. At 2,204 cc (4 cylinders), 2008 Honda Accord is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2003 Saab 03-Sep (250 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 112 more horse power than 2008 Honda Accord. (138 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2003 Saab 03-Sep should accelerate faster than 2008 Honda Accord.

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, 2003 Saab 03-Sep (370 Nm @ 2700 RPM) has 30 more torque (in Nm) than 2008 Honda Accord. (340 Nm @ 2000 RPM). This means 2003 Saab 03-Sep will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2008 Honda Accord.

Compare all specifications:

2008 Honda Accord 2003 Saab 03-Sep
Make Honda Saab
Model Accord 03-Sep
Year Released 2008 2003
Body Type Station Wagon Convertible
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2204 cc 1998 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 138 HP 250 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 340 Nm 370 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 2700 RPM
Engine Bore Size 85 mm 86 mm
Engine Stroke Size 97.1 mm 86 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 17.0:1 9.5:1
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 210 km/hour 250 km/hour
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Length 4760 mm 4640 mm
Vehicle Width 1770 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1480 mm 1440 mm
Wheelbase Size 2730 mm 2610 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 5.8 L/100km 9.1 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 65 L 61 L


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