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2011 Porsche Cayman vs. 2009 SsangYong Korando

To start off, 2011 Porsche Cayman is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2009 SsangYong Korando. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2009 SsangYong Korando would be higher. At 3,400 cc (6 cylinders), 2011 Porsche Cayman is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2011 Porsche Cayman (330 HP @ 7400 RPM) has 189 more horse power than 2009 SsangYong Korando. (141 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2011 Porsche Cayman should accelerate faster than 2009 SsangYong Korando. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 SsangYong Korando weights approximately 545 kg more than 2011 Porsche Cayman.

Because 2009 SsangYong Korando is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2011 Porsche Cayman. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2009 SsangYong Korando 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, 2011 Porsche Cayman (370 Nm @ 4750 RPM) has 157 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 SsangYong Korando. (213 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2011 Porsche Cayman will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 SsangYong Korando. 2009 SsangYong Korando has automatic transmission and 2011 Porsche Cayman has manual transmission. 2011 Porsche Cayman will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2009 SsangYong Korando will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

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2011 Porsche Cayman 2009 SsangYong Korando
Make Porsche SsangYong
Model Cayman Korando
Year Released 2011 2009
Body Type Coupe SUV
Engine Position Middle Front
Engine Size 3400 cc 2294 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type boxer in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 330 HP 141 HP
Engine RPM 7400 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 370 Nm 213 Nm
Torque RPM 4750 RPM 4000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1295 kg 1840 kg
Vehicle Length 4346 mm 4340 mm
Vehicle Height 1285 mm 1850 mm
Wheelbase Size 2416 mm 2490 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 64 L 70 L


 

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