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2009 Lada Kalina vs. 2000 Lada Vaz

To start off, 2009 Lada Kalina is newer by 9 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2000 Lada Vaz. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2000 Lada Vaz would be higher. At 1,999 cc, 2000 Lada Vaz is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2000 Lada Vaz (81 HP @ 5400 RPM) has 23 more horse power than 2009 Lada Kalina. (58 HP @ 5200 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2000 Lada Vaz should accelerate faster than 2009 Lada Kalina. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Lada Kalina weights approximately 35 kg more than 2000 Lada Vaz.

Because 2000 Lada Vaz is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2009 Lada Kalina. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2000 Lada Vaz 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 Lada Kalina (120 Nm) has 3 more torque (in Nm) than 2000 Lada Vaz. (117 Nm). This means 2009 Lada Kalina will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2000 Lada Vaz. 2000 Lada Vaz has automatic transmission and 2009 Lada Kalina has manual transmission. 2009 Lada Kalina will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2000 Lada Vaz will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Lada Kalina 2000 Lada Vaz
Make Lada Lada
Model Kalina Vaz
Year Released 2009 2000
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1595 cc 1999 cc
Horse Power 58 HP 81 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 5400 RPM
Torque 120 Nm 117 Nm
Drive Type Front 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Vehicle Weight 1080 kg 1045 kg
Wheelbase Size 2480 mm 2500 mm


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