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2008 Renault Modus vs. 2002 Acura CL

To start off, 2008 Renault Modus is newer by 6 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2002 Acura CL. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2002 Acura CL would be higher. At 3,210 cc (6 cylinders), 2002 Acura CL is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2002 Acura CL (260 HP @ 6900 RPM) has 150 more horse power than 2008 Renault Modus. (110 HP @ 6000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2002 Acura CL should accelerate faster than 2008 Renault Modus. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2002 Acura CL weights approximately 335 kg more than 2008 Renault Modus. 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, 2002 Acura CL (315 Nm @ 3500 RPM) has 164 more torque (in Nm) than 2008 Renault Modus. (151 Nm @ 4250 RPM). This means 2002 Acura CL will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2008 Renault Modus.

Compare all specifications:

2008 Renault Modus 2002 Acura CL
Make Renault Acura
Model Modus CL
Year Released 2008 2002
Body Type Minivan Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1596 cc 3210 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 110 HP 260 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 6900 RPM
Torque 151 Nm 315 Nm
Torque RPM 4250 RPM 3500 RPM
Engine Bore Size 79.5 mm 89 mm
Engine Stroke Size 80.5 mm 86 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 10.0:1 9.8:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1245 kg 1580 kg
Vehicle Length 3800 mm 4880 mm
Vehicle Width 1720 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1600 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 2490 mm 2580 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 49 L 65 L


 

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