2009 Renault Sandero vs. 2012 Renault Sandero

To start off, 2012 Renault Sandero is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2009 Renault Sandero. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2009 Renault Sandero would be higher. At 1,596 cc (4 cylinders), 2009 Renault Sandero is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Renault Sandero (86 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 12 more horse power than 2012 Renault Sandero. (74 HP @ 5500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Renault Sandero should accelerate faster than 2012 Renault Sandero.

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, 2009 Renault Sandero (127 Nm @ 4250 RPM) has 15 more torque (in Nm) than 2012 Renault Sandero. (112 Nm @ 4250 RPM). This means 2009 Renault Sandero will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2012 Renault Sandero.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Renault Sandero 2012 Renault Sandero
Make Renault Renault
Model Sandero Sandero
Year Released 2009 2012
Body Type Hatchback Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1596 cc 1390 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 86 HP 74 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 127 Nm 112 Nm
Torque RPM 4250 RPM 4250 RPM
Engine Bore Size 79.5 mm 79.5 mm
Engine Stroke Size 80.5 mm 70 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 9.5:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 174 km/hour 161 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 11.5 seconds 13 seconds
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1111 kg 1111 kg
Vehicle Width 1750 mm 1750 mm
Vehicle Height 1540 mm 1540 mm
Wheelbase Size 2600 mm 2600 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 7.2 L/100km 7 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 50 L 50 L


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