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2009 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2002 Acura CL

To start off, 2009 Jeep Grand Cherokee is newer by 7 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2002 Acura CL. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2002 Acura CL would be higher. At 5,654 cc (8 cylinders), 2009 Jeep Grand Cherokee is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Jeep Grand Cherokee (381 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 121 more horse power than 2002 Acura CL. (260 HP @ 6900 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Jeep Grand Cherokee should accelerate faster than 2002 Acura CL. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Jeep Grand Cherokee weights approximately 248 kg more than 2002 Acura CL. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2009 Jeep Grand Cherokee is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2002 Acura CL. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2009 Jeep Grand Cherokee 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 Jeep Grand Cherokee (548 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 233 more torque (in Nm) than 2002 Acura CL. (315 Nm @ 3500 RPM). This means 2009 Jeep Grand Cherokee will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2002 Acura CL.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Jeep Grand Cherokee 2002 Acura CL
Make Jeep Acura
Model Grand Cherokee CL
Year Released 2009 2002
Body Type SUV Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5654 cc 3210 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 381 HP 260 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 6900 RPM
Torque 548 Nm 315 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 3500 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 9.6:1 9.8:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1828 kg 1580 kg
Vehicle Length 4780 mm 4880 mm
Vehicle Width 1850 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1760 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 2790 mm 2580 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 80 L 65 L


 

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