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2012 Buick LaCrosse vs. 2000 Suzuki Ignis

To start off, 2012 Buick LaCrosse is newer by 12 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2000 Suzuki Ignis. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2000 Suzuki Ignis 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 @ 6700 RPM) has 100 more horse power than 2000 Suzuki Ignis. (82 HP @ 5500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2012 Buick LaCrosse should accelerate faster than 2000 Suzuki Ignis. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2012 Buick LaCrosse weights approximately 790 kg more than 2000 Suzuki Ignis. 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, 2012 Buick LaCrosse (233 Nm @ 4900 RPM) has 123 more torque (in Nm) than 2000 Suzuki Ignis. (110 Nm @ 3500 RPM). This means 2012 Buick LaCrosse will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2000 Suzuki Ignis.

Compare all specifications:

2012 Buick LaCrosse 2000 Suzuki Ignis
Make Buick Suzuki
Model LaCrosse Ignis
Year Released 2012 2000
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2400 cc 1328 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 182 HP 82 HP
Engine RPM 6700 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 233 Nm 110 Nm
Torque RPM 4900 RPM 3500 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline / Electric Hybrid Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type 6-speed shiftable automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1740 kg 950 kg
Vehicle Length 5001 mm 3620 mm
Vehicle Width 1857 mm 1600 mm
Vehicle Height 1504 mm 1550 mm
Wheelbase Size 2837 mm 2370 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 59 L 41 L


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