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2009 Dodge Charger vs. 2001 Suzuki Ignis

To start off, 2009 Dodge Charger is newer by 8 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2001 Suzuki Ignis. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2001 Suzuki Ignis would be higher. At 3,518 cc (6 cylinders), 2009 Dodge Charger is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Dodge Charger (250 HP @ 6400 RPM) has 168 more horse power than 2001 Suzuki Ignis. (82 HP @ 5500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Dodge Charger should accelerate faster than 2001 Suzuki Ignis. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Dodge Charger weights approximately 742 kg more than 2001 Suzuki Ignis. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2009 Dodge Charger is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 2009 Dodge Charger. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2001 Suzuki Ignis, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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 Dodge Charger (339 Nm @ 3800 RPM) has 229 more torque (in Nm) than 2001 Suzuki Ignis. (110 Nm @ 3500 RPM). This means 2009 Dodge Charger will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2001 Suzuki Ignis.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Dodge Charger 2001 Suzuki Ignis
Make Dodge Suzuki
Model Charger Ignis
Year Released 2009 2001
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3518 cc 1328 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 250 HP 82 HP
Engine RPM 6400 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 339 Nm 110 Nm
Torque RPM 3800 RPM 3500 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 9.7:1 9.5:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1692 kg 950 kg
Vehicle Length 5090 mm 3620 mm
Vehicle Width 1900 mm 1600 mm
Vehicle Height 1480 mm 1550 mm
Wheelbase Size 3050 mm 2490 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 68 L 41 L


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