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2009 Chevrolet Express vs. 2012 Renault Koleos

To start off, 2012 Renault Koleos is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2009 Chevrolet Express. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2009 Chevrolet Express would be higher. At 4,300 cc (6 cylinders), 2009 Chevrolet Express is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Chevrolet Express (193 HP) has 45 more horse power than 2012 Renault Koleos. (148 HP). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Chevrolet Express should accelerate faster than 2012 Renault Koleos. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Chevrolet Express weights approximately 735 kg more than 2012 Renault Koleos. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2012 Renault Koleos is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2009 Chevrolet Express. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2012 Renault Koleos will offer significantly more control. 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, 2012 Renault Koleos (320 Nm) has 60 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Chevrolet Express. (260 Nm). This means 2012 Renault Koleos will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Chevrolet Express. 2009 Chevrolet Express has automatic transmission and 2012 Renault Koleos has manual transmission. 2012 Renault Koleos will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2009 Chevrolet Express will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet Express 2012 Renault Koleos
Make Chevrolet Renault
Model Express Koleos
Year Released 2009 2012
Body Type Van SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4300 cc 1998 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 193 HP 148 HP
Torque 260 Nm 320 Nm
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 8 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 2385 kg 1650 kg
Vehicle Length 5700 mm 4520 mm
Vehicle Width 2020 mm 1855 mm
Vehicle Height 2080 mm 1695 mm
Wheelbase Size 3440 mm 2690 mm


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