2011 Honda CR-V vs. 2002 Saab 05-Sep

To start off, 2011 Honda CR-V is newer by 9 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2002 Saab 05-Sep. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2002 Saab 05-Sep would be higher. At 2,400 cc (4 cylinders), 2011 Honda CR-V is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2011 Honda CR-V (180 HP @ 6800 RPM) has 32 more horse power than 2002 Saab 05-Sep. (148 HP @ 5300 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2011 Honda CR-V should accelerate faster than 2002 Saab 05-Sep. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2011 Honda CR-V weights approximately 71 kg more than 2002 Saab 05-Sep. 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 Saab 05-Sep (240 Nm @ 1800 RPM) has 22 more torque (in Nm) than 2011 Honda CR-V. (218 Nm @ 4400 RPM). This means 2002 Saab 05-Sep will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2011 Honda CR-V.

Compare all specifications:

2011 Honda CR-V 2002 Saab 05-Sep
Make Honda Saab
Model CR-V 05-Sep
Year Released 2011 2002
Body Type SUV Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2400 cc 1983 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 180 HP 148 HP
Engine RPM 6800 RPM 5300 RPM
Torque 218 Nm 240 Nm
Torque RPM 4400 RPM 1800 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1556 kg 1485 kg
Vehicle Length 4554 mm 4820 mm
Vehicle Width 1819 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1679 mm 1500 mm
Wheelbase Size 2619 mm 2710 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 58 L 75 L


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