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2012 Buick LaCrosse vs. 2001 Daihatsu YRV

To start off, 2012 Buick LaCrosse is newer by 11 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2001 Daihatsu YRV. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2001 Daihatsu YRV 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 97 more horse power than 2001 Daihatsu YRV. (85 HP @ 5800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2012 Buick LaCrosse should accelerate faster than 2001 Daihatsu YRV. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2012 Buick LaCrosse weights approximately 850 kg more than 2001 Daihatsu YRV. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2001 Daihatsu YRV 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, 2001 Daihatsu YRV 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, 2012 Buick LaCrosse (233 Nm @ 4900 RPM) has 113 more torque (in Nm) than 2001 Daihatsu YRV. (120 Nm @ 3200 RPM). This means 2012 Buick LaCrosse will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2001 Daihatsu YRV.

Compare all specifications:

2012 Buick LaCrosse 2001 Daihatsu YRV
Make Buick Daihatsu
Model LaCrosse YRV
Year Released 2012 2001
Body Type Sedan Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2400 cc 1298 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 182 HP 85 HP
Engine RPM 6700 RPM 5800 RPM
Torque 233 Nm 120 Nm
Torque RPM 4900 RPM 3200 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline / Electric Hybrid Gasoline
Drive Type Front 4WD
Transmission Type 6-speed shiftable automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1740 kg 890 kg
Vehicle Length 5001 mm 3770 mm
Vehicle Width 1857 mm 1630 mm
Vehicle Height 1504 mm 1560 mm
Wheelbase Size 2837 mm 2360 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 59 L 36 L


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