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2009 Nissan Titan vs. 2002 Acura CL

To start off, 2009 Nissan Titan 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 5,551 cc (8 cylinders), 2009 Nissan Titan is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Nissan Titan (317 HP @ 5200 RPM) has 57 more horse power than 2002 Acura CL. (260 HP @ 6900 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Nissan Titan should accelerate faster than 2002 Acura CL.

Because 2009 Nissan Titan 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 Nissan Titan 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 Nissan Titan (522 Nm @ 3400 RPM) has 207 more torque (in Nm) than 2002 Acura CL. (315 Nm @ 3500 RPM). This means 2009 Nissan Titan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2002 Acura CL.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Nissan Titan 2002 Acura CL
Make Nissan Acura
Model Titan CL
Year Released 2009 2002
Body Type Pickup Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5551 cc 3210 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 317 HP 260 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 6900 RPM
Torque 522 Nm 315 Nm
Torque RPM 3400 RPM 3500 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 9.8:1 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 2 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Length 5710 mm 4880 mm
Vehicle Width 2030 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1950 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 3560 mm 2580 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 106 L 65 L


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