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2009 Mitsubishi Outlander vs. 2003 Saab 03-Sep

To start off, 2009 Mitsubishi Outlander is newer by 6 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2003 Saab 03-Sep. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2003 Saab 03-Sep would be higher. At 2,360 cc (4 cylinders), 2009 Mitsubishi Outlander is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2003 Saab 03-Sep (250 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 82 more horse power than 2009 Mitsubishi Outlander. (168 HP @ 6000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2003 Saab 03-Sep should accelerate faster than 2009 Mitsubishi Outlander. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2003 Saab 03-Sep weights approximately 125 kg more than 2009 Mitsubishi Outlander. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. 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, 2003 Saab 03-Sep (370 Nm @ 2700 RPM) has 144 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Mitsubishi Outlander. (226 Nm @ 4100 RPM). This means 2003 Saab 03-Sep will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Mitsubishi Outlander.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Mitsubishi Outlander 2003 Saab 03-Sep
Make Mitsubishi Saab
Model Outlander 03-Sep
Year Released 2009 2003
Body Type SUV Convertible
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2360 cc 1998 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 168 HP 250 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 226 Nm 370 Nm
Torque RPM 4100 RPM 2700 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 9.5:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1540 kg 1665 kg
Vehicle Length 4650 mm 4640 mm
Vehicle Width 1810 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1690 mm 1440 mm
Wheelbase Size 2680 mm 2610 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 10.7 L/100km 9.1 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 63 L 61 L


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