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2008 Renault Symbol vs. 2009 Renault Symbol

To start off, 2009 Renault Symbol is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2008 Renault Symbol. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2008 Renault Symbol would be higher. At 1,390 cc (4 cylinders), 2009 Renault Symbol is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Renault Symbol (97 HP) has 23 more horse power than 2008 Renault Symbol. (74 HP) In normal driving conditions, 2009 Renault Symbol should accelerate faster than 2008 Renault Symbol.

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, 2009 Renault Symbol (127 Nm) has 22 more torque (in Nm) than 2008 Renault Symbol. (105 Nm). This means 2009 Renault Symbol will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2008 Renault Symbol.

Compare all specifications:

2008 Renault Symbol 2009 Renault Symbol
Make Renault Renault
Model Symbol Symbol
Year Released 2008 2009
Body Type Sedan Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1149 cc 1390 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 74 HP 97 HP
Torque 105 Nm 127 Nm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Top Speed 167 km/hour 185 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 13 seconds 7.5 seconds
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1000 kg 1000 kg
Vehicle Length 4261 mm 4261 mm
Vehicle Width 1639 mm 1639 mm
Vehicle Height 1439 mm 1439 mm
Wheelbase Size 2473 mm 2473 mm
Fuel Consumption 5.9 L/100km 7 L/100km


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