2008 Mitsubishi Galant vs. 1999 Oldsmobile Silhouette

To start off, 2008 Mitsubishi Galant is newer by 9 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1999 Oldsmobile Silhouette. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1999 Oldsmobile Silhouette would be higher. At 3,348 cc (6 cylinders), 1999 Oldsmobile Silhouette is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1999 Oldsmobile Silhouette (183 HP @ 5200 RPM) has 23 more horse power than 2008 Mitsubishi Galant. (160 HP @ 5500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1999 Oldsmobile Silhouette should accelerate faster than 2008 Mitsubishi Galant. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1999 Oldsmobile Silhouette weights approximately 225 kg more than 2008 Mitsubishi Galant. 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, 1999 Oldsmobile Silhouette (285 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 72 more torque (in Nm) than 2008 Mitsubishi Galant. (213 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 1999 Oldsmobile Silhouette will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2008 Mitsubishi Galant.

Compare all specifications:

2008 Mitsubishi Galant 1999 Oldsmobile Silhouette
Make Mitsubishi Oldsmobile
Model Galant Silhouette
Year Released 2008 1999
Body Type Sedan Minivan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2378 cc 3348 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 160 HP 183 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 5200 RPM
Torque 213 Nm 285 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 4000 RPM
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 7 seats
Vehicle Weight 1520 kg 1745 kg
Vehicle Length 4860 mm 4680 mm
Vehicle Width 1850 mm 1840 mm
Vehicle Height 1480 mm 1760 mm
Wheelbase Size 2760 mm 2850 mm


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