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2011 SsangYong Korando vs. 2012 Buick LaCrosse

To start off, 2012 Buick LaCrosse is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2011 SsangYong Korando. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2011 SsangYong Korando would be higher. At 2,400 cc (4 cylinders), 2012 Buick LaCrosse is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2012 Buick LaCrosse (182 HP) has 7 more horse power than 2011 SsangYong Korando. (175 HP) In normal driving conditions, 2012 Buick LaCrosse should accelerate faster than 2011 SsangYong Korando.

Because 2011 SsangYong Korando is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2012 Buick LaCrosse. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2011 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. 2012 Buick LaCrosse has automatic transmission and 2011 SsangYong Korando has manual transmission. 2011 SsangYong Korando will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2012 Buick LaCrosse will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

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2011 SsangYong Korando 2012 Buick LaCrosse
Make SsangYong Buick
Model Korando LaCrosse
Year Released 2011 2012
Body Type SUV Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2000 cc 2400 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 175 HP 182 HP
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline / Electric Hybrid
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type 6-speed manual 6-speed shiftable automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Length 4410 mm 5001 mm


 

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