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2010 Hyundai i30 vs. 2002 Acura CL

To start off, 2010 Hyundai i30 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 3,210 cc (6 cylinders), 2002 Acura CL is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2002 Acura CL (260 HP @ 6900 RPM) has 136 more horse power than 2010 Hyundai i30. (124 HP @ 6200 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2002 Acura CL should accelerate faster than 2010 Hyundai i30. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2002 Acura CL weights approximately 366 kg more than 2010 Hyundai i30. 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, 2002 Acura CL (315 Nm @ 3500 RPM) has 161 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Hyundai i30. (154 Nm @ 5200 RPM). This means 2002 Acura CL will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Hyundai i30.

Compare all specifications:

2010 Hyundai i30 2002 Acura CL
Make Hyundai Acura
Model i30 CL
Year Released 2010 2002
Body Type Hatchback Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1590 cc 3210 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 124 HP 260 HP
Engine RPM 6200 RPM 6900 RPM
Torque 154 Nm 315 Nm
Torque RPM 5200 RPM 3500 RPM
Engine Bore Size 77 mm 89 mm
Engine Stroke Size 85.4 mm 86 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 10.5:1 9.8:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1214 kg 1580 kg
Vehicle Length 4250 mm 4880 mm
Vehicle Width 1780 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1490 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 2660 mm 2580 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 53 L 65 L


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