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2009 Chrysler 300 vs. 2000 Toyota Tundra

To start off, 2009 Chrysler 300 is newer by 9 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2000 Toyota Tundra. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2000 Toyota Tundra would be higher. At 5,654 cc (8 cylinders), 2009 Chrysler 300 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Chrysler 300 (360 HP @ 5150 RPM) has 118 more horse power than 2000 Toyota Tundra. (242 HP @ 4800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Chrysler 300 should accelerate faster than 2000 Toyota Tundra. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2000 Toyota Tundra weights approximately 77 kg more than 2009 Chrysler 300.

Because 2000 Toyota Tundra is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2009 Chrysler 300. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2000 Toyota Tundra 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, 2009 Chrysler 300 (527 Nm @ 4250 RPM) has 101 more torque (in Nm) than 2000 Toyota Tundra. (426 Nm @ 3400 RPM). This means 2009 Chrysler 300 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2000 Toyota Tundra.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chrysler 300 2000 Toyota Tundra
Make Chrysler Toyota
Model 300 Tundra
Year Released 2009 2000
Body Type Sedan Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5654 cc 4663 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 360 HP 242 HP
Engine RPM 5150 RPM 4800 RPM
Torque 527 Nm 426 Nm
Torque RPM 4250 RPM 3400 RPM
Engine Bore Size 99.5 mm 94 mm
Engine Stroke Size 92 mm 84 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Vehicle Weight 1873 kg 1950 kg
Vehicle Length 5020 mm 5530 mm
Vehicle Width 1890 mm 1920 mm
Vehicle Height 1480 mm 1800 mm
Wheelbase Size 3050 mm 3270 mm


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