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2010 GMC Yukon vs. 2002 Acura CL

To start off, 2010 GMC Yukon is newer by 8 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 5,300 cc (8 cylinders), 2010 GMC Yukon is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2010 GMC Yukon (320 HP @ 5400 RPM) has 60 more horse power than 2002 Acura CL. (260 HP @ 6900 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2010 GMC Yukon should accelerate faster than 2002 Acura CL. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2010 GMC Yukon weights approximately 953 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 2010 GMC Yukon is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 2010 GMC Yukon. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2002 Acura CL, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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, 2010 GMC Yukon (454 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 139 more torque (in Nm) than 2002 Acura CL. (315 Nm @ 3500 RPM). This means 2010 GMC Yukon will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2002 Acura CL.

Compare all specifications:

2010 GMC Yukon 2002 Acura CL
Make GMC Acura
Model Yukon CL
Year Released 2010 2002
Body Type SUV Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5300 cc 3210 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 320 HP 260 HP
Engine RPM 5400 RPM 6900 RPM
Torque 454 Nm 315 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 3500 RPM
Fuel Type Flex Fuel Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 8 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 2533 kg 1580 kg
Vehicle Length 5131 mm 4880 mm
Vehicle Width 2007 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1953 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 2946 mm 2580 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 98 L 65 L


 

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