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2009 Chevrolet Suburban vs. 2006 Opel Antara

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Suburban is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2006 Opel Antara. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 Opel Antara would be higher. At 5,300 cc (8 cylinders), 2009 Chevrolet Suburban is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Chevrolet Suburban (310 HP @ 5200 RPM) has 98 more horse power than 2006 Opel Antara. (212 HP @ 1400 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Chevrolet Suburban should accelerate faster than 2006 Opel Antara.

Because 2006 Opel Antara is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2009 Chevrolet Suburban. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2006 Opel Antara 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, 2006 Opel Antara (542 Nm @ 1400 RPM) has 88 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Chevrolet Suburban. (454 Nm @ 4400 RPM). This means 2006 Opel Antara will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Chevrolet Suburban.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet Suburban 2006 Opel Antara
Make Chevrolet Opel
Model Suburban Antara
Year Released 2009 2006
Body Type SUV SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5300 cc 1899 cc
Horse Power 310 HP 212 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 1400 RPM
Torque 454 Nm 542 Nm
Torque RPM 4400 RPM 1400 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 7 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Width 2020 mm 1760 mm


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